Meaning of “demarcation” in the English Dictionary

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"demarcation" in British English

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demarcationnoun [ C or U ]

US also demarkation uk /ˌdiː.mɑːˈkeɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌdiː.mɑːrˈkeɪ.ʃən/

(Definition of “demarcation” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"demarcation" in Business English

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demarcationnoun

US also demarkation uk /ˌdiːmɑːˈkeɪʃən/ us /-mɑːr-/

[ C or U ] a line or rule that shows the limits of something or how things are divided, or the act of dividing something in a particular way:

Careful market demarcation is an essential element of all strategic sales planning.
The bank is establishing a clear line of demarcation between its investment and retail banking businesses.

[ U ] HR a division of jobs, in which each job can only be done by members of a particular trade union or members who have a particular position in a union:

The restructuring of the company has challenged the union's traditional demarcation lines.

(Definition of “demarcation” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)