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The meaning of Adumbrate

Adumbrate – definition


Represent in outline.

Usage examples:

Hobhouse had already adumbrated the idea of a welfare state

Foreshadow (a future event).

Usage examples:

Tenors solemnly adumbrate the fate of the convicted sinner


Usage examples:

Her happy reminiscences were adumbrated by consciousness of something else

To give only the main facts and not the details about something, especially something that will happen in the future

Usage examples:

The project's objectives were adumbrated in the report.

Adumbrate translation into English

Adumbrate: translate from English into Chinese

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预示, 画轮廓

Adumbrate: translate from English into Dutch

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Adumbrate, Voorspellen, Afschetsen, Beschaduwen, Schetsen, Vaag beeld geven, Aankondigen

Adumbrate: translate from English into French

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Esquisser, Ébaucher, Faire pressentir

Adumbrate: translate from English into German

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Andeuten, Umreißen

Adumbrate: translate from English into Hindi

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ढांचे में दिखलाना, रूप-रेखा प्रस्तुत करना, खाका खींचना या बनाना, झलक दिखाना, अस्पष्ट रूप से संकेत करना, अस्पष्ट रूप से इशारा देना

Adumbrate: translate from English into Italian

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Adombrare, Schizzare

Adumbrate: translate from English into Korean

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어둡게 하다, 윤곽을 나타내다, 예시하다

Adumbrate: translate from English into Russian

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Предполагать, Дать общее представление, Предвещать, Бросать тень, Знаменовать, Предзнаменовать, Затемнять, Описывать в общих чертах, Бегло набросать, Намечать контур, Делать набросок

Adumbrate: translate from English into Spanish

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Bosquejar, Sombrar, Presagiar, Adumbrar

Word origin

late 16th century: from Latin adumbrat- ‘shaded’, from the verb adumbrare, from ad- ‘to’ (as an intensifier) + umbrare ‘cast a shadow’ (from umbra ‘shade’).

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