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defined

(Clear), adjective clear-cut, coherent, concrete, conditional, confining, conterminable, conterminate, cramped, crystal clear, definite, determined, distinct, distinguishable, evident, exact, explicit, express, fixed, in focus, manifest, narrow, obvious, patent, perceptible, plain, precise, qualified, recognizable, specific, unambiguous, unequivocal, unmistakable

defined

(Determined), adjective actual, bound, bounded, determined, finite, fixed, limited, precise, specific, stated
Associated concepts: defined crime, defined nature of an offense, defined offense, defined within a statute
See also: actual, clear, coherent, comprehensible, exact, express, manifest, narrow, perceptible, precise, qualified, stated, unambiguous, unequivocal, unmistakable
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I wonder who it was defined man as a rational animal.
There is nothing absurd or impracticable in the idea of a league or alliance between independent nations for certain defined purposes precisely stated in a treaty regulating all the details of time, place, circumstance, and quantity; leaving nothing to future discretion; and depending for its execution on the good faith of the parties.
The faculties of the mind itself have never yet been distinguished and defined, with satisfactory precision, by all the efforts of the most acute and metaphysical philosophers.
Suddenly, the brown tiles shone, the mosses glittered, fantastic shadows danced upon the meadows and beneath the trees; fading colors revived; striking contrasts developed, the foliage of the trees and shrubs defined itself more clearly in the light.
They were passing through a tangled forest when the boy's sharp eyes discovered from the lower branches through which he was traveling an old but well-marked spoor--a spoor that set his heart to leaping--the spoor of man, of white men, for among the prints of naked feet were the well defined outlines of European made boots.
There was still a chink of light above the sill, a warm, mild glow behind the window; the roof of the cottage and some of the banks and hazels were defined in denser darkness against the sky; but all else was formless, breathless, and noiseless like the pit.
I heard once of an American who so defined faith, `that faculty which enables us to believe things which we know to be untrue.
The broken place in the iron plates was so perfectly defined that it could not have been more neatly done by a punch.
Montgomery and Moreau were too peculiar and individual to keep my general impressions of humanity well defined.
It would mean that I was positively defined, it would mean that there was something to say about me.
Though indeed some persons may have this further [1276a] doubt, whether a citizen can be a citizen when he is illegally made; as if an illegal citizen, and one who is no citizen at all, were in the same predicament: but since we see some persons govern unjustly, whom yet we admit to govern, though not justly, and the definition of a citizen is one who exercises certain offices, for such a one we have defined a citizen to be, it is evident, that a citizen illegally created yet continues to be a citizen, but whether justly or unjustly so belongs to the former inquiry.
Among the opinions and voices in this immense, restless, brilliant, and proud sphere, Prince Andrew noticed the following sharply defined subdivisions of and parties:

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