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English definition of “adumbrate”

adumbrate

verb [T] uk   /ˈæd.əm.breɪt/ formal us  
to give only the main facts and not the details about something, especially something that will happen in the future: The project's objectives were adumbrated in the report.Defining and explaining
adumbration
noun [U] uk   /ˌæd.əmˈbreɪ.ʃən/ us  
(Definition of adumbrate from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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