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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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Particularly in Cypereae, the generic circumscriptions being currently established need to incorporate new evidence from morphology, and the reinterpretation of the morphological characters in the context of the current Cypereae (Muasya et al.
If one of the candidates passes away, renounces or no longer fulfils the conditions stipulated by the law for being elected, no other elections are to take place, the circumscription electoral bureau pronouncing the other candidate mayor (Gilia, 2007: 87).
The authors discuss Gottfredson's theory of circumscription and compromise as a framework by which school counselors can conceptualize school failure among Latino youth and devise developmental, contextual, and culturally sensitive interventions to improve Latino students' academic and career success.
2008), and Luther (Luther 2008) utilize the more current and progressive circumscriptions (e.
Although written primarily for Jews "and those we count as friends," the book offers considerable insight to anyone willing to invest the time and thought about the issues raised, not least of which is that of cultural circumscriptions placed upon the translator, the project of translation, and textual reception.
Meanwhile, Koether's liquid glass-drenched inverted triangle #3, 2006, rebuffs advances or circumscriptions.
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Furthermore, the circumscriptions of six species have been revised on the basis of new data accumulated by Borgen and Arnolds.
She provides convincing evidence that a significant minority exercised their will in difficult circumstances, and were actively engaged in overcoming gender-based circumscriptions around their leisure pursuits.
Wary of auteuristic circumscriptions, Barr is at some pains to acknowledge the creative contributions of those who collaborated in the making of Vertigo, most notably drawing attention to the somewhat neglected input of Alec Coppel.
Aside from sniping at those `black arm-band intellectuals', the lines were drawn for the public denigration of the stolen generations, specious denial of frontier massacres and racist circumscriptions of Aboriginal culture in general.
Only in Washington Square (1881) and The Bostonians (1886) did he locate his plot firmly on American shores--and in both of these, he revealed the shallowness and circumscriptions of his protagonists' lives.
154) Countesses, abbesses and castellans held public audiences and female financial receivers accounted for their circumscriptions at public audit.
Gustave Flaubert's Madame Bovary could hardly have been placed in Paris, because the tragic life and death of the heroine have a great deal to do with the circumscriptions of her provincial milieu.
In 1934 and 1937 amendments were also done slightly to entail electoral circumscriptions and means of forming them.