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verb [transitive] British English pronunciation: define /dɪˈfaɪn/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theydefine
he/she/itdefines
present participledefining
past tensedefined
past participledefined
  1. 1
    to describe clearly and exactly what something is

    No one has defined the scope of the project.

    The responsibilities of each team member need to be clearly defined.

  2. 2
    to explain the meaning of a word

    Defining the word 'love' can be very difficult.

    Manual work is broadly defined as work that you do with your hands.

  3. 4
    to be a feature or quality that shows exactly what someone or something is like

    It is his work that really defines him.

    define someone/something as:

    the high winds that define a storm as a hurricane

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defined

 British English pronunciation: defined  adjective

Our roles are all well defined.

a sharply defined image

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major on (doing) sth

to have or do a lot of something; to focus on a particular thing

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