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A concise summary

I'm not interested in hearing all the details. Just give me the upshot.

The final result, or outcome of something

The upshot was that they had to get married.

{n} a conclusion, end, event, amount, total
The upshot of a series of events or discussions is the final result of them, usually a surprising result. The upshot is that we have lots of good but not very happy employees = outcome. the upshot (of sth) the final result of a situation (upshot (16-17 centuries))
A concise summary of a lengthy explanation. The bottom line
Final issue; conclusion; the sum and substance; the end; the result; the consummation
{i} result, consequence, outcome, effect
a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon; "the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise"; "his decision had depressing consequences for business"; "he acted very wise after the event"