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    to outline


    Could you please let me know if the verb to "outline" can have the same meaning as to "emphasize" (the importance of something)?

    For example: It shall be outlined that....

    Thank you for your help


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    Re: to outline

    Welcome to the forum, Guillaume.

    As it's your first post I will go easy on you for not using a dictionary.



    • 1 draw or define the outer edge or shape of.

    • 2 give a summary of.
    • (Word Reference dictionary)

    Now that's not the same as emphasise, is it?


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