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delineation

[ dih-lin-ee-ey-shuhn ]
/ dɪˌlɪn iˈeɪ ʃən /
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Definition of delineation

noun
the act or process of delineating.
a chart or diagram; sketch; rough draft.
a description.
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Origin of delineation

1560–70; <Late Latin dēlīneātiōn- (stem of dēlīneātiō) a sketch, equivalent to Latin dēlīneāt(us) (see delineate) + -iōn--ion

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