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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “delimit”


verb [T]     /ˌdiːˈlɪm.ɪt/ formal
to mark or describe the limits of something
Police powers are delimited by law.
Limiting and restrictingPreventing and impeding
(Definition of delimit verb from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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