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demarcation

noun ( US also demarkation)
 
 
/ˌdiːmɑːˈkeɪʃən/ US   /-mɑːr-/
[C or U] a line or rule that shows the limits of something or how things are divided, or the act of dividing something in a particular way: Careful market demarcation is an essential element of all strategic sales planning. The bank is establishing a clear line of demarcation between its investment and retail banking businesses.
[U] HR a division of jobs, in which each job can only be done by members of a particular trade union or members who have a particular position in a union: The restructuring of the company has challenged the union's traditional demarcation lines.
Translations of “demarcation”
in Chinese (Traditional) (界線或規則)分界, 分界線…
in Chinese (Simplified) (界线或规则)分界, 分界线…
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