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American English: /ˈaʊtˌlaɪn/
British English: /ˈaʊtlʌɪn/

Translation of outline in Spanish:


  • 2 (summary) See examples: 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) the project has received outline approval
    el proyecto ha sido aprobado en principio
    outline plan
    plano (masculine) preliminar

transitive verb

  • 1.1 (sketch)
    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)
    explicar resumidamente
    dar una idea general de
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    Example sentences
    • 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).

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