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adumbrateverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈæd.əm.breɪt/ formal
to give only the ​mainfacts and not the ​details about something, ​especially something that will ​happen in the ​future: The project's ​objectives were adumbrated in the ​report.
adumbration
noun [U] uk   us   /ˌæd.əmˈbreɪ.ʃən/
(Definition of adumbrate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “adumbrate”
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指对未来的事情)概括说明,勾画轮廓…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指對未來的事情)概括說明,勾畫輪廓…
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