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Synonyms for border



border on something


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

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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While President Bush has explicitly legitimated the use of racial profiling in the interest of national security, border towns provide a look into communities where the lives of local residents have been defined by racial profiling and harassment for years.
11, Meister says the delays for trucks crossing the border have increased, but she also points out that delays have always existed at the border.
The author exposes the ensuing destabilization in the border states that is brought about by the new way of life centered around the maquiladora, the clash of technology and a strict daily work schedule with traditional customs among a work force lured from very different parts of Mexico and Central America.
Migrants have been asphyxiated by pesticides after stowing away on produce cars; some are hit by cars trying to cross border highways.
Mexico border, as even the book's logo, which traces the distinctive "line" of the border from San Diego to Brownsville, would have the reader believe.
On the border, what passes for affordable housing is colonias," Homer says.
The Net-Net SC and BG are software configurations that decompose session border control into separate signaling and media control systems for SIP sessions and are supported on both the Net-Net 4000 and 9000 series hardware platforms.
The 1,000 Guard troops will be unarmed most of the time and deployed in a support role -- building roads, repairing vehicles and operating surveillance cameras -- rather than directly patrolling the border and detaining smugglers and illegal immigrants.
Several Southwest universities already have very strong border programs in place, says Suk.
Northern Border Pipeline Company is a general partnership which owns and operates a 969-mile interstate pipeline that transports about 20 percent of all Canadian gas imported into the United States.
Some of them still physically abuse the Latinos they detain; a few months ago, the local newspaper reported that several El Paso apartment dwellers witnessed a Border Patrol agent verbally abusing and battering two Mexican women--one of them clutching her grandson--who had crossed the border illegally.
Retailers in Fort Frances have been advised to cut their costs by finding new suppliers and loss-leader gas stations have also been recommended to keep shoppers on this side of the border.