Translation of "circumscribe" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb uk us /ˈsɜː.kəm.skraɪb/ /ˌ--ˈ-/ US  /ˈsɝː-/

[ T often passive ] formal to limit something

Their movements have been severely circumscribed since the laws came into effect. 自从这些法律生效以来,他们的活动受到了严格约束。
There followed a series of tightly circumscribed visits to military installations. 随之而来的是对参观军事设施的一系列严格限制。

[ T ] specialized If you circumscribe a triangle, square etc., you draw a circle which surrounds it and touches each of its corners.


(Translation of “circumscribe” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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