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dɪˈfaɪ nɪŋdefin·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shaping, definingnoun

    any process serving to define the shape of something

Webster Dictionary

  1. Defining

    of Define

Editors Contribution

  1. definingverb

    Verb form of the word define.

    The defining moment for them both was the day they agreed to get married.


    Submitted by MaryC on February 20, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of defining in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of defining in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of defining in a Sentence

  1. Mahmoud Sabbagh:

    I like to call my film a coming-of-age story rather than romantic comedy, i borrowed from so many genres in my film, because I said we are defining the perception of cinema, we have no precedents before us.

  2. W. Lance Bennett:

    Perhaps the most obvious political effect of controlled news is the advantage it gives powerful people in getting their issues on the political agenda and defining those issues in ways likely to influence their resolution.

  3. Chris Hartley:

    Your history doesn’t matter, defining yourself in the present does as that will change your future

  4. Michael Daniel:

    We believe that by clearly defining what makes for a good ISAO, that will make tying liability protection to sectoral organizations easier and more accessible to the public and to privacy and civil liberties advocates.

  5. Nancy Berns:

    If they're defining closure as, 'This is an end to the trial itself,' then yes, maybe they can find closure, but if they're thinking that closure means, 'Oh, my grief is done,' then absolutely not.

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    directed outward; marked by interest in others or concerned with external reality
    • A. foreordained
    • B. indiscernible
    • C. appellative
    • D. extroversive

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