Definition of definition
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- the definition of a telescope
- her comic genius is beyond definition
- improve the definition of an image
- a jacket with distinct waist definition
What is the legal definition of a corporation?
A week of fishing is my definition of a vacation.
a monitor with good definition and vibrant colors
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: an explanation of the meaning of a word, phrase, etc. : a statement that defines a word, phrase, etc.
: a statement that describes what something is
: a clear or perfect example of a person or thing
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investment of mental or emotional energy
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