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 (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.
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Adj.1.delimited - having the limits or boundaries established; "a delimited frontier through the disputed region"
finite - bounded or limited in magnitude or spatial or temporal extent
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Three protected areas have been delimited and demarcated.
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And it seemed as if nature offered him no dangerous animal to which he did not want to get close; in contrast to the rest of us, where such relationships are delimited by cages, nets, aquarium walls and admission tickets.
Tyson's paintings, which often resemble the results of a one-player game of cadavre exquis, admit to such pillagings without being delimited by them.
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For me, the occasionally truistic nature of some essays' generalizations corresponds to somewhat delimited critical and theoretical frames of reference.
Chicago is an ideal case study to investigate how economic opportunity is delimited for minority populations," they write.
Delimited (using a character such as a comma between data fields)