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de·lim·i·ta·tion

(dĕ-lim'i-tā'shŭn),
Marking off; putting bounds or limits; preventing the spread of a morbid process in the body or of a disease in the community.
[L. de-limito, pp. -atus, to bound, fr. limes, boundary]

de·lim·i·ta·tion

(dĕ-lim'i-tā'shŭn, dĕ-limi-tāshŭn)
Boundaries of time, place, or social structure that a researcher establishes to keep a study within manageable parameters
[L. de-limito, pp. -atus, to bound, fr. limes, boundary]

delimitation

(dē-lĭm″ĭ-tā′shŭn) [L. de, from, + limitare, to limit]
Determination of limits of an area or organ in diagnosis.

delimitation

the formal statement in taxonomy that defines and limits the characters of a TAXON.
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The delimitation signing marks the success of three coastal states in the Pacific region achieving an amicable solution for all three who share common and overlapping Exclusive Economic Zones (EEZs) which is referred to as having a tri-junction point between three countries.
Also, an agreement on the delimitation of adjacent sections of the Caspian Sea was signed by Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and Russia May 14, 2003.
The apex court orders further said that since the delimitation of constituencies of the local government was the part of the process of organising and holding elections honestly, justly and fairly which is the Constitution mandate of the ECP, the power to carry out such delimitation should be vest with the ECP.
Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan and Russia signed an agreement on the delimitation of adjacent sections of the Caspian Sea on May 14, 2003.
In sum, the major disputes in which China has embroiled itself with Japan in the East China Sea consist of two: the maritime delimitation in the East China Sea and the sovereign status of the Diaoyu/Senkaku Islands.
A three-member Supreme Court bench headed by Mian Saqib Nisar while accepting the ECP plea remarked that carrying out delimitation was the job of the ECP rather than that of the local administration.
The court asked the district delimitation authorities to decide the applications after hearing the stance of the parties and passed a speaking order.
The petitioner stated that the government intervened in the jurisdiction the election commission of Pakistan (ECP) by doing delimitation following an amendment in Local Government Ordinance 2013.
Here we also have understanding about the necessity of acceleration of demarcation and delimitation of our borders.
Senator Farogh Naseem, who is also the lawyer of the MQM, said that the ECP orders for delimitation in Karachi were not only contrary to the Supreme Court verdict but also against the law.
September 15 2011 (TUR) -- Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) said on Thursday that the continental shelf delimitation agreement indicated determination of Turkey and TRNC to preserve Turkish Cypriots' equal rights on all natural resources in and around the island.
27, 2003 Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan signed an agreement on the delimitation of the Caspian Sea.