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delineateverb [T]

 us   /dɪˈlɪn·iˌeɪt/
  • delineate verb [T] (SHOW BORDER)

to mark the border of something: The boundary of the park is delineated by a row of trees.
  • delineate verb [T] (DESCRIBE)

to describe something completely, including details: The constitution carefully delineates the duties of the treasurer’s office.
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delineateverb [T]

uk   /dɪˈlɪn.i.eɪt/  us   /dɪˈlɪn.i.eɪt/ formal
to describe or mark the edge of something: The main characters are clearly delineated in the first chapter. The boundary of the car park is delineated by a low brick wall.
delineation
noun [C or U] uk   /dɪˌlɪn.iˈeɪ.ʃən/  us   /dɪˌlɪn.iˈeɪ.ʃən/
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