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Verb
Present participle for state or describe exactly the nature, scope, or meaning of
“After some debate, the team agreed to define the Diaspora as broadly as possible and thus to include the greatest number of peoples and cultural forms in the exhibition.”
Verb
Present participle for mark out the boundary or limits of
“Words and phrases used to describe low-level sexual activity project a rhythm and closure, that is, they define the boundaries or scale pertaining to the limits of rules of the relation.”
Verb
Present participle for make clear the outline of; delineate
“Against a rich blue background, heavy lines delineate swooping curves that define a vertical, multicolored form with a bulbous yellow protrusion.”
Noun
An act of identifying something precisely or of stating a precise requirement
Adjective
Adjective
Causing something to occur or be done in a particular way
Adjective
Critical
Noun
The action of choosing a place for a special purpose or giving it a special status
Noun
Adjective
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