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outline

out·line

outline

 
 
pronunciation:
aUt laIn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a line showing the outside edge of a figure or object.
She drew an outline of the house.
synonyms:
shape
similar words:
boundary, form
definition 2: a short plan of the main ideas of a book, speech, or report.
She wrote an outline of the report before she wrote the first draft.
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