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Of, relating to, or involving two or more academic disciplines that are usually considered distinct.
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intr. & tr.v. sum·ma·rized, sum·ma·riz·ing, sum·ma·riz·es
To make a summary or make a summary of.
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adj. often after-school
1. Taking place immediately following school classes: afterschool activities.
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