Meaning of “adumbrate” in the English Dictionary

"adumbrate" in British English

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adumbrateverb [ T ]

uk /ˈæd.əm.breɪt/ us /ˈæd.əm.breɪt/ formal

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.
noun [ U ] uk /ˌæd.əmˈbreɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌæd.əmˈbreɪ.ʃən/

(Definition of “adumbrate” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)