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delineate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdelineatede‧lin‧e‧ate /dɪˈlɪnieɪt/ verb [transitive] formal  1 DESCRIBEDRAWto describe or draw something carefully so that people can understand it The document delineates your rights and your obligations.2 to make the borders between two areas very clear The boundaries of these areas should be clearly delineated.delineation /dɪˌlɪniˈeɪʃən/ noun [uncountable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
delineateThe smoking section has been clearly delineated.Six mineral zones have been delineated in the thermal aureole formed by the post-tectonic Strath Ossian Igneous Complex.We pause in front of chalkboards hung on the wall delineating the controlled transactions that govern this universe.A superior drama that delineates the corrupt mix of big-city politics and crime.Kozol's book delineates the differences between urban and suburban schools.As a consequence of this fact it is possible to delineate the proper role of the congregation in the eucharistic prayer.The first is called WORLD.DAT; it contains 6000 points delineating the world's coastlines.There is also a problem in delineating this sector since self-employment is considered such a crucial factor.clearly delineatedHe discussed each of his principal tasks - there were only four, each clearly delineated.Make certain that ideas are clearly delineated and most of all, avoid the use of professional jargon.The ship's route is clearly delineated on the surface of the water and is violently consumed by our advance.
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Verb table
delineate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theydelineate
he, she, itdelineates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theydelineated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave delineated
he, she, ithas delineated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad delineated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill delineate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have delineated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam delineating
he, she, itis delineating
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you, we, theyare delineating
Past
I, he, she, itwas delineating
you, we, theywere delineating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been delineating
he, she, ithas been delineating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been delineating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be delineating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been delineating
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