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de·lim·it

 (dĭ-lĭm′ĭt) also de·lim·i·tate (-ĭ-tāt′)
tr.v. de·lim·it·ed, de·lim·it·ing, de·lim·its also de·lim·i·tat·ed or de·lim·i·tat·ing or de·lim·i·tates
To establish the limits or boundaries of; demarcate.

[French délimiter, from Latin dēlīmitāre : dē-, de- + līmitāre, to limit (from līmes, līmit-, boundary line).]

de·lim′i·ta′tion n.
de·lim′i·ta′tive adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.delimitation - a line that indicates a boundarydelimitation - a line that indicates a boundary  
boundary, bounds, bound - the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something
circumference, circuit - the boundary line encompassing an area or object; "he had walked the full circumference of his land"; "a danger to all races over the whole circumference of the globe"
fence line - a boundary line created by a fence
property line - the boundary line between two pieces of property
state boundary, state line - the boundary between two states
Translations

delimitation

[ˌdiːlɪmɪˈteɪʃən] Ndelimitación f

delimitation

nAbgrenzung f
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ISLAMABAD -- The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) on Friday challenged in the Islamabad High Court (IHC) the delimitation of constituencies for the upcoming local government election in the federal capital.
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La commission de l'interieur, des collectivites territoriales, du logement et de la politique de la ville a la Chambre des representants a adopte, mercredi a la majorite, un projet de loi relatif a la delimitation des circonscriptions territoriales des collectivites territoriales, dans sa mouture approuvee auparavant par la Chambre des conseillers.
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The issue dates back to October 2011 when the court ordered fresh delimitation while hearing a suo motu case.