syllabus: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (sil'u-bus), [key]
— pl. -bus•es, -bi
- an outline or other brief statement of the main points of a discourse, the subjects of a course of lectures, the contents of a curriculum, etc.
- a short summary of the legal basis of a court's decision appearing at the beginning of a reported case.
- a book containing summaries of the leading cases in a legal field, used esp. by students.
- (often cap.) Also calledthe list of 80 propositions condemned as erroneous by Pope Pius IX in 1864.
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