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 for syllabus
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Syllabus \Syl"la*bus\, n.; pl. E. Syllabuses, L. Syllabi.
     [L., fr. the same source as E. syllable.]
     1. A compendium containing the heads of a discourse, and the
        like; an abstract.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (Law) The headnote of a reported case; the brief statement
        of the points of law determined prefixed to a reported
        case. The opinion controls the syllabus, the latter being
        merely explanatory of the former.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  syllabus
      n 1: an integrated course of academic studies; "he was admitted
           to a new program at the university" [syn: course of
           study, program, programme, curriculum, syllabus]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  28 Moby Thesaurus words for "syllabus":
     abbreviation, abbreviature, abrege, abridgment, abstract, brief,
     capsule, compend, condensation, condensed version, conspectus,
     digest, draft, epitome, head, outline, overview, pandect, precis,
     review, rubric, shortened version, skeleton, sketch, survey,
     synopsis, thumbnail sketch, topical outline
  
  

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