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English definition of “map sth out”

map sth out

phrasal verb with map     /mæp/ verb [T] (-pp-)
to plan something in detail: The government has issued a new document mapping out its policies on education. His future is all mapped out ahead of him.Planning, expecting and arrangingPlotting and trapping
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