Translation of adumbrate in Spanish:


esbozar, v.

Pronunciation /ˈædəmˌbreɪt/ /əˈdəmˌbreɪt/ /ˈadʌmbreɪt/

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transitive verb

  • 1 formal

    • This latter course, in fact, is already adumbrated at certain junctures in the Opus Postumum.
    • The outlines of the legend of the politically naïve scholar are already adumbrated in the biographical essay Heidegger submitted to the de-Nazification committee in 1945.
    • (Reading across texts for a moment, this idea has been adumbrated in Kundera's earlier book Laughable Loves ).
    • Like any short introduction, it does not have time to say very much, but what it does say is enough to adumbrate the major ideas to follow.
    • As to 5: The answer is plainly ‘Yes’ and for the reasons already adumbrated.
    • Here then, already adumbrated, is the double emphasis on heaven and home, or on home as heaven.
    • Some of the matters I have already adumbrated seem to me to bear upon that.
    • An introduction sketches the book's key terms and thereby adumbrates its themes, especially the principal pair of beauty and the infinite.
  • 2 literary

    • Toward the middle of her 1928 novel Quicksand, Nella Larsen thematizes her authorial relation to the literary past in a scene that uncannily adumbrates the future demise of her career.