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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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A BHC divisional bench, comprising Justice Naeem Akhter Afghan and Justice Abdullah Baloch, directed the ECP to review flaws in the newly issued delimitation and ordered to reorganise delimitation according to population of the areas.
The same IHC bench would now hear petitions challenging the delimitation of eight constituencies today (Friday).
The court ordered the ECP to hear all stakeholders and carry out the delimitations process again.
The court had also dismissed petitions against the delimitation of 12 constituencies.
The ECP had established a facilitation centre at its secretariat for submission of objections and facilitating the people regarding the initial delimitation of national and provincial assemblies.
Islamabad -- The Parliament and Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) were still strict of their stances regard new delimitations of constituencies.
The Senate Tuesday passed the constitutional amendment to consider provisional results of census 2017 to make delimitation of constituencies, paving the way for the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to carry out fresh delimitation of constituencies ahead of the next general elections.
The delimitation of constituencies has remained a contentious issue, with a general impression that influential politicians managed in the past to get it done to suit their political interests.
In two days, the bench has set aside delimitations in 10 districts.
As per Delimitation of Constituencies Act, 1974, it is compulsory for the government to carry out fresh delimitations after every census.
A day earlier on Tuesday, the IHC had set aside the delimitation of constituencies in four districts: Jehlum, Jhang, Toba Tek Singh and Lower Dir.
It may be mentioned here that a total of 108 petitions were under process with the IHC regarding the objections over delimitation.