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Synonyms for border



border on something


Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

Synonyms for border

a fairly narrow line or space forming a boundary

the line or area separating geopolitical units

to put or form a border on

to be contiguous or next to

border on: to come near, as in quality or amount

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Synonyms for border

the boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary

the boundary of a surface

a decorative recessed or relieved surface on an edge

a strip forming the outer edge of something

form the boundary of

enclose in or as if in a frame

provide with a border or edge


lie adjacent to another or share a boundary

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In the board's update on discussions for a cooperative boundary agreement with Dresser, members of the Blue Rock Quarry group expressed surprise in hearing that the two municipalities are entering into discussions toward a boundary agreement.
Unfortunately these traditional rights were also given away when the maritime boundary agreement delimiting the Gulf of Mannar and the Bay of Bengal was signed in 1976.
As regards Bangladesh, the President said government proposes to introduce a Constitutional Amendment Bill in Parliament to give effect to provisions of the Land Boundary Agreement with the neighbouring country and its 2011 Protocol, which will strengthen border management and the country's security.
One party may propose a special agreement providing that the two parties shall submit the maritime delimitation dispute to an arbitral tribunal like the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea or an international court like the ICJ if they fail to reach a boundary agreement within a limited time.
In many cases, IDZs have been established along sections of a boundary in order to bypass disputed areas and reach an overall boundary agreement, as well as to facilitate offshore exploration.
Australia and East Timor signed the Timor Sea Treaty in 2002, using the earlier boundary agreement with Indonesia.
He said that the Lopez-Ramirez Treaty did not cover economic issues and that, as a boundary agreement, the treaty contributed to international peace and security.
Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina told parliament on Tuesday that border problems with India will be resolved within a year on the basis of a 1974 boundary agreement.
Descriptions of the border's location were ambiguous and the treaty containing the boundary agreement was never ratified, so both sides prepared themselves to press their claim at the appropriate time.
The senior magistrate noted Vietnam had already proposed a sea boundary agreement but the Duterte administration has not acted on it due to fear of offending China.
The upshot was the Sino-Pakistan boundary agreement signed on March 2, 1963, under which Pakistan received from China 2,000 square kilometres of administered territory - contrary to the legend falsely spread by the Americans that Pakistan yielded land to China.
'A sea boundary agreement can be entered into between the Philippines and Malaysia to delineate their adjoining exclusive economic zones between Borneo and Palawan,' Carpio added.
'First, the Philippines and Vietnam can enter into a sea boundary agreement of their overlapping extended continental shelves beyond Spratlys.