delimitation


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Wikipedia.

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.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
It stated that delimitation of constituencies was the mandate of ECP and added that a proper procedure has given on making objections on delimitation process of constituencies.
It will be better to take the recommendations of the committee into consideration instead of advising every other aggrieved political party to file a petition over delimitation issues.
The Committee discussed the following issues including Clockwise delimitation; Stark discrepancies while determining the boundaries of the Constituencies on different criteria of population; Issue of Sections 20/21 of Election Act; 2017; Constitution of Election Tribunals for hearing appeals against the delimitation of Constituencies; and Poor Performance of Election Commission of Pakistan with regard to provision of Maps of the Constituencies to the General Public.
The leaders threatened to intensify their protest if the previous delimitation of Thatta district constituencies was not restored.
He maintained that as per law before issuing the delimitation notification, the ECP was bound to issue guideline but it failed to follow the set procedure.
Before the general elections, the ECP's new delimitations could spark a war-like situation in the area,' he said.
A preliminary agreement on the most contentious border issues, in particular, the Farkhad hydropower station, was reached at a meeting of the Intergovernmental Commission for Delimitation and Demarcation of Borders in Dushanbe on Jan.
Most of the representatives have alleged that 10% difference was made in constituency delimitation.
He prayed to the court to set aside the amendment in the ordinance and delimitation carried out by the provincial government for being an unconstitutional act.
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.
ISLAMABAD -- The row has deepened between the Election Commission of Pakistan and National Assembly's Special Committee on Delimitation of Constituencies that may cause delay in the process of general elections due to be held in July this year.
ISLAMABAD -- Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq on Tuesday set up a parliamentary committee of the House to address the reservations of political parties about delimitation of constituencies.