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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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There are sound reasons for taking the word of these two decorated and highly regarded Border Patrol agents over that of the drug smuggler.
Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca -- in whose jails nearly one-fourth of the inmates are illegal immigrants who officials say cost county taxpayers $80 million to $90 million more each year than the federal government reimburses -- mentioned similar concerns at the hearing at a Border Patrol office near Imperial Beach.
Mexico's National Institute of Ecology estimates that a million tons of hazardous waste cross the border every year.
Over the past decade, the Border Patrol has implemented its Southwest Border Strategy, which has entailed the construction of longer and taller walls and fences in an attempt to seal off the major points of entry and increasing the number of agents patrolling these areas.
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.
Long abandoned to the handful of ranchers who could endure the heat and isolation, the Texas-Mexico border is booming.
Acme Packet took the lead in defining the role of session border controllers in the IMS functional architecture," said Seamus Hourihan, Acme Packet vice president of marketing and product management.
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Michael Chertoff met in Brownsville, Texas, to sign an Action Plan to combat border violence and improve public safety"--and we see beginnings of a framework of international law enforcement.
Schwarzenegger said he decided to comply with the federal request because he is concerned about border security, including terrorists, undocumented immigrants and drug smugglers trying to sneak into California.
Law enforcement and government officials from across the political spectrum called the incident a tragedy, but no one dared to claim responsibility for a border policy gone horribly awry.
In an effort to address these problems, the NIEHS is working to establish the Binational Border Research in Disease and Geospatial Research (BRIDGE) Program.