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de·mar·cate

demarcate

 
 
pronunciation:
di mar keIt
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Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: demarcates, demarcating, demarcated
definition 1: to determine or mark the boundaries of; delimit.
The surveyors will come next week to demarcate the property.The fence serves to demarcate the property line.
similar words:
bound, circumscribe, define, limit, mark, stake
definition 2: to set apart or separate, as if with boundaries.
Religious rites of passage demarcate stages of life.
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