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well-de·fined

(wĕl′dĭ-fīnd′)
adj.
1. Having definite and distinct lines or features: a well-defined silhouette.
2. Accurately and unambiguously stated or described: a well-defined argument.

well-defined

adj (well defined when postpositive)
clearly delineated, described, or determined

well′-defined′



adj.
sharply or clearly stated, outlined, described, etc.: a well-defined character; a well-defined boundary.
[1695–1705]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.well-defined - having a clean and distinct outline as if precisely cut along the edges; "a finely chiseled nose"; "well-defined features"
distinct - easy to perceive; especially clearly outlined; "a distinct flavor"; "a distinct odor of turpentine"; "a distinct outline"; "the ship appeared as a distinct silhouette"; "distinct fingerprints"
2.well-defined - accurately stated or described; "a set of well-defined values"
ill-defined, unclear - poorly stated or described; "he confuses the reader with ill-defined terms and concepts"
Translations

well-defined

[ˌweldɪˈfaɪnd] ADJbien definido
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