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Definition an outline of the topics to be studied in an academic course


in law:  a summary of findings at the beginning of the report of a decided court case
  • I looked at the course syllabus before I signed up for the class.
syllabus = an outline of the topics to be studied in an academic course
  • I read the case syllabus and the opinion of the court.
  • It's on our syllabus for next semester in English.
    Stephanie Perkins  --  Anna and the French Kiss
  • syllabus = an outline of the topics to be studied in an academic course
  • Only a dozen or so students are there, fumbling with notebooks and syllabi.
    Mitch Albom  --  Tuesdays with Morrie
  • syllabi = outlines of the topics to be studied in an academic course
  • I scanned the syllabus.
    Simone Elkeles  --  Perfect Chemistry
  • syllabus = an outline of the topics to be studied in an academic course
  • Professeur Cole's syllabus is free of the usual Shakespeare and Steinbeck, and instead, we're focusing on translated works.
    Stephanie Perkins  --  Anna and the French Kiss
  • She goes back to the Xerox room to copy her syllabus and a short passage from Flaubert to translate in class.
    Jhumpa Lahiri  --  The Namesake
  • And until you do come up with an answer, stick to the syllabus so that we don't have to flunk out your mixed-up students when we get them next quarter.
    Robert M. Pirsig  --  Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
  • Professor Lubin snatches a copy of the syllabus from his desk and hands it to Cedric.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen
  • I think the Ministry would prefer it if that was removed from the syllabus.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • He had taken his bachelors' degrees without any difilculty, following a syllabus that would have seemed very strange a century before.
    Arthur C. Clarke  --  Childhood's End
  • As Ezra then started talking about five-paragraph themes and the class's syllabus, Aria couldn't concentrate.
    Sara Shepard  --  Pretty Little Liars
  • It comes with black robes, preprinted report cards for Michaelmas, Lent, and Easter terms, as well as hymnals, Prefect Badges, and a syllabus.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • In class, he encouraged students to ask questions and go on tangents, so our lessons didn't always follow the syllabus.
    Gaby Rodriguez  --  The Pregnancy Project
  • A teacher in Texas, he said, had pulled a syllabus off the Internet for him.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • If it's any consolation, I don't think any significant preparation is involved—no syllabus or reading lists to compile.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Fiend And The Forge
  • He passed out copies of the same syllabus he had probably been using for ten years.
    Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl  --  Beautiful Creatures
  • All I do is listen to rules, pick up syllabi, and try to stay awake.
    Katja Millay  --  The Sea of Tranquility
  • Now, I'm quite sure that you've all read the syllabus for this class with such frequency and seriousness that by now you've committed it to memory" He smirked.
    John Green  --  Looking for Alaska
  • After Danny was born, Jack had gotten her a job typing for half a dozen English Department profs — quizzes, exams, class syllabi, study notes, reading lists.
    Stephen King  --  The Shining

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