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English definition of “delineate”


verb [T]  /dɪˈlɪn·iˌeɪt/ us  

delineate verb [T] (SHOW BORDER)

to mark the border of something: The boundary of the park is delineated by a row of trees.

delineate verb [T] (DESCRIBE)

to describe something completely, including details: The constitution carefully delineates the duties of the treasurer’s office.
(Definition of delineate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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