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English definition of “outline”

outline

noun [C]     /ˈaʊtlaɪn/
DESCRIPTION B2 a short description of the most important ideas or facts about something: He gave us a brief outline of the town's history.Summaries and summarisingAccounts and stories
SHAPE the shape made by the outside edge of somethingPatterns and shapes
(Definition of outline noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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