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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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How to use defining in a sentence?

  1. John Feinblatt:

    Gun Safety will be one of the defining issues of 2020.

  2. Mechtild Rossler:

    There is an incredible diversity of sites both natural and cultural around the world, the beauty of this convention is that the text defining natural and cultural heritage is very broad.

  3. 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.

  4. Ann Gurrola:

    In all honesty ‘The People Garden’ is a beautiful and artistic film, and yes defining what is obscene in pornography is indeed up to each individual, but I really don’t think there is any comparison between her stance on porn and her role in the film, there was no degradation involved with the making of this film.

  5. Walter Lippmann:

    Because the results are expressed in numbers, it is easy to make the mistake of thinking that the intelligence test is a measure like a foot ruler or a pair of scales. It is, of course, a quite different sort of measure. Intelligence is not an abstraction like length and weight; it is an exceedingly complicated notion - which nobody has yet succeeded in defining.


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