Definition of blueprint
1 : a photographic print in white on a bright blue ground or blue on a white ground used especially for copying maps, mechanical drawings, and architects' plans
2 : something resembling a blueprint (as in serving as a model or providing guidance); especially : a detailed plan or program of action a blueprint for victory
Examples of blueprint in a Sentence
a blueprint for reforming the public school system
an ambitious young man with a remarkably detailed blueprint for becoming a millionaire by the age of 25
Recent Examples of blueprint from the Web
Also, Congress as a whole has yet to adopt an overall 2018 spending blueprint, called a budget resolution, which lawmakers use to set how much money is allocated to each of the 12 appropriations bills.
There is no universal blueprint for bishops or candidates to follow.
So Agriculture Committee Chairman Mike Conaway balked at Black’s blueprint.
A blueprint for development in the area put together with the help of a Philadelphia consultant and area residents proposed limited growth east of Floyds Fork and various town centers.
Will's portrayal has gone on to be the blueprint for most gay men on television since then, whereas Jack is somehow seen as negative, and regressive.
Their concerns were highlighted in a blueprint for a broad regulatory overhaul released by...
The Huntsville/Madison County Chamber and City of Huntsville began working on a new blueprint for CRP in 2015.
If approved by Congress, the 2018 budget blueprint would lower overall refugee funding to $2.7 billion from $3.1 billion — a 13 percent drop.
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First Known Use of blueprint
BLUEPRINT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of blueprint for English Language Learners
: a photographic print that shows how something (such as a building) will be made
: a detailed plan of how to do something
BLUEPRINT Defined for Kids
Definition of blueprint for Students
1 : a photographic print made with white lines on a blue background and showing how something will be made
2 : a detailed plan of something to be done
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