well–defined

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adjective well–de·fined \ˌwel-di-ˈfīnd\

Definition of well–defined

  1. 1 :  having clearly distinguishable limits, boundaries, or features <a well–defined scar>

  2. 2 :  clearly stated or described <well–defined policies>

1551

First Known Use of well–defined

1551


WELL–DEFINED Defined for English Language Learners

well–defined

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adjective well–de·fined \ˌwel-di-ˈfīnd\

Definition of well–defined for English Language Learners

  • : easy to see or understand


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