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circumscribe

verb     /ˈsɜː.kəm.skraɪb/ /ˌ--ˈ-/ US  /ˈsɝː-/
[T often passive] formal to limit something 控制;限制;抑制 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。 Limiting and restrictingPreventing and impeding
[T] specialized If you circumscribe a triangle, square etc., you draw a circle which surrounds it and touches each of its corners. 画(三角形、正方形等)的外接圆 Enclosing, surrounding and immersing
Translations of “circumscribe”
in Chinese (Traditional) 控制, 限制, 抑制…
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