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demarcate

[ dih-mahr-keyt, dee-mahr-keyt ]
/ d瑟藞m蓱r ke瑟t, 藞di m蓱r藢ke瑟t /
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verb (used with object), de路mar路cat路ed, de路mar路cat路ing.
to determine or mark off the boundaries or limits of: to demarcate a piece of property.
to separate distinctly: to demarcate the lots with fences.
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Origin of demarcate

First recorded in 1810鈥20; back formation from demarcation

OTHER WORDS FROM demarcate

de路mar路ca路tor, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for demarcate

demarcate
/ (藞di藧m蓱藧藢ke瑟t) /

verb (tr)
to mark, fix, or draw the boundaries, limits, etc, of
to separate or distinguish between (areas with unclear boundaries)

Derived forms of demarcate

demarcator, noun
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