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Translation of "circumscribe" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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. 自從這些法律生效以來,他們的活動受到了嚴格約束。 There followed a series of tightly circumscribed visits to military installations. 隨之而來的是對參觀軍事設施的一系列嚴格限制。 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. 畫(三角形、正方形等)的外接圓 Enclosing, surrounding and immersing
Translations of “circumscribe”
in Chinese (Simplified) 控制, 限制, 抑制…
(Definition of circumscribe from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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