Definition of delineation noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//dɪˌlɪniˈeɪʃn//
    ; NAmE NAmE//dɪˌlɪniˈeɪʃn//
    [uncountable, countable] (formal)
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  1. 1the act of describing, drawing or explaining something in detail; the description, drawing or explanation itself No clear delineation of responsibilities existed.
  2. 2delineation (of something) (between A and B) the act of showing the exact position of a border or limit the eventual delineation of the border between the two states the delineation between good and evil