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A general description or plan showing the essential features of something but not the detail
“Before going any further, it will be useful to give a brief outline of the main events, concentrating on those that were of greatest concern to the kings of England.”
A line or set of lines enclosing or indicating the shape of an object in a sketch or diagram
“In 1881, Seurat copied the outline of yet another and made a careful list of its pigments.”
Give a summary of
“Could you briefly outline your thoughts on these issues for me?”
Draw, trace, or define the outer edge or shape of
“Use a black marker to outline the shape and to write scientific or mathematical equations on the bag.”
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