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de·lin·e·ate / diˈlinēˌāt/ • v. [tr.] describe or portray (something) precisely. ∎  indicate the exact position of (a border or boundary). DERIVATIVES: de·lin·e·a·tion / -ˌlinēˈāshən/ n. de·lin·e·a·tor / -ˌātər/ n.

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delineate XVI. f. pp. stem of L. dēlīneāre, f. DE- 3 + līnea LINE 2; see -ATE 2.