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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]
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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]
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delimitation

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

the formal statement in taxonomy that defines and limits the characters of a TAXON.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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Doing so could contravene the Maritime Zones Act and the repealed Territorial Waters Act, which stipulate that the coastal border would be delimited by a gazette notice, following an agreement by the two states.
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The incident occurred on the not delimited section of the state border, the State Border Service added.
Saudi Arabia and Kuwait delimited their maritime border through the field about a decade ago.
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The agreement delimits the exclusive economic zone between the two countries.
He said that some dehs of two or three union councils of the rural taluka of Hyderabad district were delimited but not the city of Hyderabad.