Definition of delineate verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

delineate

 verb
verb
NAmE//dɪˈlɪniˌeɪt//
 
delineate something(formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they delineate
 
he / she / it delineates
 
past simple delineated
 
-ing form delineating
 
 
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to describe, draw, or explain something in detail Our objectives need to be precisely delineated. The ship's route is clearly delineated on the map.
delineation
 
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NAmE//dɪˌlɪniˈeɪʃn//
 
noun [uncountable, countable]
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