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Definition of by definition

  1. :  because of what something or someone is :  according to the definition of a word that is being used to describe someone or something <A volunteer by definition is not paid.> <A glider is by definition an aircraft with no engine.>



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  1. :  an act of determining

    :  the formal proclamation of a Roman Catholic dogma

    :  a statement expressing the essential nature of something


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to make consistent or congruous

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