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outline

Pronunciation: /ˈaʊtlaɪn/

Translation of outline in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 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

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 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 1.2 (summarize) [plan/situation] esbozar*, explicar* resumidamente, dar* una idea general de

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