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defining

verb , present participle of define

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1 to draw or make apparent the outline of
  • the glass skyscraper's sleek silhouette was strikingly defined by the setting sun to its west
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2 to mark the limits of
  • the river defines the town on the south
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3 to point out the chief quality or qualities of an individual or group
  • a woman who is defined by her unswerving loyalty to her friends
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4 to give the rules about (something) clearly and exactly
  • let me define the task so that there is no doubt in your minds about what needs to be done
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