well-defined

adjective
well-de·​fined | \ ˌwel-di-ˈfīnd How to pronounce well-defined (audio) \

Definition of well-defined

1 : having clearly distinguishable limits, boundaries, or features a well-defined scar
2 : clearly stated or described well-defined policies

First Known Use of well-defined

1551, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Well-defined.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/well-defined. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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well-defined

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English Language Learners Definition of well-defined

: easy to see or understand

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