There are 2 translations of outline in Spanish:

outline1

Pronunciation: /ˈaʊtlaɪn/

n

  • 1 1.1 (contour) contorno (masculine) (before noun/delante del nombre) outline sketch esbozo (m), bosquejo (m)
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    • And the next shot is exactly that of a languid, exquisitely shaped flower which picks up and repeats the outline of the bound foot.
    • The common female pictogram usually appears on women's restrooms, and the figure typically has the outline of a skirt.
    • Proportion we say is these outlines and contours positioned in proportion in their places.
    1.2 (shape) perfil (masculine)
  • 2 (summary) make an outline of the article before you start writing haz un esquema del artículo antes de empezar a escribir a brief outline of events so far un breve resumen de lo sucedido hasta ahora here, in broad outline, is the plan a grandes rasgos or en líneas generales, el plan es el siguiente (before noun/delante del nombre) the project has received outline approval el proyecto ha sido aprobado en principio outline plan plano (masculine) preliminar

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Word of the day constipado
adj
está muy constipado = he has a bad cold …
Cultural fact of the day

The Senado is the name of the upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales, and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments. The Senado's functions include discussing, approving, and suggesting amendments to legislation passed by the Congreso de los Diputados and supervising the compensation fund for the autonomous regions.

There are 2 translations of outline in Spanish:

outline2

vt

  • 1.1 (sketch) [shape] bosquejar; [map] trazar* the trees stood outlined against the sky el perfil de los árboles se recortaba contra el cielo eyes can be outlined with blue eyeliner el contorno de los ojos puede acentuarse con delineador azul
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    • The noise was Paula opening the door, blue dawn light outlining the frayed edges of her hair.
    • The wind whipped at her skirt pulling the material taut across her calves and thighs, outlining her shape as the marble of a statue.
    • Once both coats have dried, carefully outline the edges of the door with your trim material (we glued on a gold border).
    1.2 (summarize) [plan/situation] esbozar*, explicar* resumidamente, dar* una idea general de
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    • At the start of each day, a semi-official guide is issued outlining the expected order of business.
    • We issued a report outlining the problem and made recommendations on how to solve it.
    • Delegates said a statement will be issued later outlining the results of the meetings.

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Word of the day constipado
adj
está muy constipado = he has a bad cold …
Cultural fact of the day

The Senado is the name of the upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales, and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments. The Senado's functions include discussing, approving, and suggesting amendments to legislation passed by the Congreso de los Diputados and supervising the compensation fund for the autonomous regions.