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Synonyms for circumscribe

Synonyms for circumscribe

to place a limit on

Synonyms for circumscribe

draw a line around

restrict or confine, "I limit you to two visits to the pub a day"

to draw a geometric figure around another figure so that the two are in contact but do not intersect

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It was also regulated the fact that in the counties where there were partial elections in one electoral circumscription, was not constituted a county electoral bureau, the solving of the notifications that regard the electoral fraud is made by the Court to which that electoral circumscription belongs, with the delivery made at no more than 3 days from the registration (Naumescu, 2003: 98).
Another example of uncertain generic boundaries is evident with the circumscription of Blechnum, in which Shepherd et al.
One career development model, Gottfredson's theory of circumscription and compromise (Gottfredson, 1981), may provide an innovative approach to conceptualizing aspects of the Latino dropout problem and devising developmental, contextual, and culturally sensitive interventions that target and improve students' knowledge about and aspirations for academic and career success.
46) Space, the form of circumscription, itself cognized as a totum, imposes constraints on the candidates for reference or predication; the red bricks and roof tiles must be at some distance from me, located in one continuous space (and time).
What is a genus in Cypereae: phylogeny, character homology assessment and generic circumscription.
And as to why women were dominant, I think this is an instance where their greater geographical circumscription may have made them more willing to resort to this makeshift.
These specimens, which we take to be syntypes of Polystichum montevidense, are morphologically cohesive, allowing a clear morphological circumscription of the taxon.
The broad circumscription of Scirpus, based on common and widespread characters, resulted in a heterogeneous assemblage which was treated by subsequent workers as one genus (e.
Gottfredson (1981) believed the compromise process was the opposite of the circumscription process, in that individuals sacrifice interests first, followed by prestige and then sex type.
154) Countesses, abbesses and castellans held public audiences and female financial receivers accounted for their circumscriptions at public audit.
Phylogeny and generic circumscriptions of cheilanthoid ferns (Pteridaceae: Cheilanthoideae) inferred from rbcL nucleotide sequences.
West Indian palms fall within the new circumscriptions of the monophyletic subfamilies Ceroxyloideae, Coryphoideae, and Arecoideae (Fig.
The familial classification more or less follows that in the recent Synopsis of the Lycopodiophyta and Pteridophyta of Africa, Madagascar, and Neighbouring Islands (Roux, 2009), as do most of the generic and species circumscriptions.
Clades and grades: an evaluation of generic circumscriptions in Menyanthaceae Dumort.
2003) have been analyzed, the usually broad circumscriptions of these