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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “circumscribe”

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
(Definition of circumscribe verb from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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