well-defined

[wel-di-fahynd]

adjective

sharply or clearly stated, outlined, described, etc.: a well-defined character; a well-defined boundary.

Nearby words

  1. well-controlled,
  2. well-cooked,
  3. well-covered,
  4. well-cultivated,
  5. well-defended,
  6. well-demonstrated,
  7. well-described,
  8. well-deserved,
  9. well-developed,
  10. well-disciplined

Origin of well-defined

First recorded in 1695–1705

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British Dictionary definitions for well-defined

well-defined

adjective (well defined when postpositive)

clearly delineated, described, or determined
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