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Definition of adumbrate verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

adumbrate

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˈædəmˌbreɪt//
 
, NAmE//əˈdʌmbreɪt//
 
adumbrate something (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they adumbrate
 
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he / she / it adumbrates
 
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past simple adumbrated
 
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-ing form adumbrating
 
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to give a general idea or description of something without details synonym outline
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: adumbrate