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demark

[dih-mahrk]
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verb (used with object)
  1. demarcate.
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Origin of demark

First recorded in 1825–35; de- + mark1
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Related Words

inhibit, narrow, decrease, shorten, reduce, restrain, impede, diminish, curb, regulate, hamper, define, cramp, chain, bound, enclose, surround, circumscribe, tether, check

Examples from the Web for demarking

Historical Examples

  • The change in terminology shows in a measure the growth in demarking the field of international law.

    International Law

    George Grafton Wilson and George Fox Tucker


Word Origin and History for demarking

demark

v.

1650s, abstracted from demarcation and altered by influence of mark (v.).

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