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demarcation

noun [C or U] uk ( US also demarkation)   /ˌdiː.mɑːˈkeɪ.ʃən/ us    /-mɑːr-/
a border or a rule that shows the limits of something or how things are divided: The river serves as the line of demarcation (= the line showing the separation) between the two counties. In some schools there is little demarcation between subjects (= subjects are not taught separately). On this map, demarcations between regions are shown with dotted lines.
Translations of “demarcation”
in Chinese (Traditional) (界線或規則)分界, 分界線…
in Chinese (Simplified) (界线或规则)分界, 分界线…
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