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Synonyms for defining
dɪˈfaɪ nɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shaping, defining(noun)

    any process serving to define the shape of something

    Synonyms:
    shaping, formation

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  1. Mayor Annise Parker:

    The defining feature of Houston is the small rivers that run through the city, many of them went over their banks and began to flood neighborhoods.

  2. Jaime Harrison and Matt Moore:

    I think criminal justice reform and sentencing reform are the defining civil rights struggle of the 21st century. It's not a Republican or Democrat issue. It's a policy issue, it's an American issue. That's the kind of issues where Jaime and I are willing to tackle together.

  3. Seattle Storm:

    It happened so recently you dont want to get too high on something that was recent, but when its all said and done Im pretty sure that will be the defining moment of my career.

  4. Steve Schmidt:

    They made a horrendous miscalculation in not understanding the intent of the low-energy attack, which was designed to emasculate Bush, to make him look weak, defining him as weak denied him the ability to make the argument that by resume, competence and experience he was the most fit to command.

  5. Freedom Caucus:

    This is not a decision made on personalities, it's made on policies, in my opinion, just speaking candidly, this is a defining moment for our nation, but it's also a defining moment for the Freedom Caucus.

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