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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 -- While raising objections on the mandate of committee that established in-connection with the delimitation of constituency, the ECP termed it interference in its constitutional powers.
The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) refusal to follow the recommendations of National Assembly's Special Committee on Delimitation of Constituencies is nothing but locking of the horns between the two bodies over contentions that can be resolved or at least reduced.
While raising objections on the mandate of committee that was established in connection with the delimitation of constituencies, the ECP termed it interference in its constitutional powers.
1st meeting of the Special Committee on Delimitation of Constituencies was held today i.
ISLAMABAD -- The 1st meeting of the Special Committee on Delimitation of Constituencies was held on Wednesday here at the Parliament House.
THATTA -- Several hundred people took to the streets of Thatta and held a sit-in near Makli Park on Tuesday to raise their voice against what they described as 'unfair and motivated' delimitation ahead of the 2018 general election.
the reservations of political parties about delimitation of constituencies.
Despite the court judgment on sensitisation of Gulistan, the ECP's new delimitation of PB 12 can cause tribal rifts, endangering the lives of the people of the area,' said Engineer Zamrak Khan Achakzai while addressing a news conference at the Quetta Press Club.
Lahore -- Pakistan Muslim League-Q (PML-Q) President Ch Shujat Hussain has said that PML (N) -League has planned worst pre-poll rigging through bureaucracy, they have started it by getting done delimitation of their choice.
Tajikistan and Uzbekistan have concluded negotiations during which the sides reached full mutual understanding on issues of demarcation and delimitation of disputable sections of their state borders, Tajik Telegraph Agency TajikTA reported March 3.
Islamabad -- The country major political parties including Pakistan Muslim Nawaz (PML-N) have expressed reservations on electoral delimitation during the meeting at ECP.
The commission has formed, for this purpose, six delimitation committees - one for each province, one for the federal capital, and one for the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata).