give shape to something

give shape to (something)

To explain or detail something. Once you give shape to your vision for the ad campaign, I think the boss will support it.
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give ˈshape to something

(formal) express or explain a particular idea, plan, etc.
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Less an author than a producer or even a conductor, she directs a flow of processes that give shape to something whose ultimate form is unknowable.