- The definition of an overview is a summary or a review.
An example of an overview is a quick telling of what a longer story is about.
overview definition by Webster's New World
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a general review or survey
overview definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A broad, comprehensive view; a survey.
- A summary or review.