Adjective "demarcated" definition and examples

(Demarcated may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)



Definitions and examples


Set the boundaries or limits of.
  1. 'Four towers, originally built to demarcate the boundaries of Bangalore, are now very much inside city limits.'
  2. 'The Third Republic demarcated the boundaries of the mutineers' political imagination.'
  3. 'The troops are supposed to monitor the buffer zone while an international boundary commission demarcates the disputed 1 000 km.'
  4. 'Indian officials believe the British-administered Sindh and the Kutch state had signed an agreement in 1914 which had demarcated the boundary midway through Sir Creek.'
  5. 'The first phase ran from 2000 to 2002 and entailed the establishment and stabilisation of municipalities along newly demarcated boundaries.'
  6. 'By why not tape off or somehow demarcate a clear boundary as to where people who live here can stroll and stand and where they can't?'
  7. 'The traditional leaders are concerned that the newly demarcated municipal boundaries will infringe on their autonomy in traditional areas.'
  8. 'Solving the border dispute may be difficult, despite progress in recent years at demarcating the boundary, which straddles the Himalayan mountain range.'
  9. 'This requires new ways of thinking about partition and division, re-negotiating the physical traces used to demarcate territorial boundaries.'
  10. 'Anthropology has always been a discipline of small communities, the investigation of local worlds demarcated by geographic as well as social boundaries.'
  11. 'art was being demarcated from the more objective science'
  12. 'For later reference, the dentists were provided with a set of 6 color pictures of different types of demarcated enamel defects.'
  13. 'The other is inextricably connected to the realm of human existence and demarcates the ways in which human life differentiates itself from nature.'
  14. 'The boundary between the epidermis and dermis is demarcated by a thin membrane and by complex structures which ensure tight anchorage of each to the other.'
  15. 'As we will show, edges represent intersections demarcated by different aspects of timing, dosage, and duration.'
  16. 'Over time, the lines that demarcate different approaches have become more visible.'
  17. 'I will begin by demarcating briefly some of the differences.'
  18. 'Here we present a noninvasive method for precisely demarcating the hormonally distinct phases of the menstrual cycle.'
  19. 'With the vast expansion of scientific knowledge in this century however, it's become clear that human populations are not unambiguous, clearly demarcated, biologically distinct groups.'
  20. 'The book is divided into ten parts with each part divided into clearly demarcated sub-sections allowing ready reference.'

More definitions

1. to determine or mark off the boundaries or limits of: to demarcate a piece of property.

2. to separate distinctly: to demarcate the lots with fences.

More examples(as adjective)

"areas can be demarcated."

"terms can be demarcated."

"responsibilities can be demarcated."

"reservations can be demarcated."

"patterns can be demarcated."

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(demarcate)Early 19th century: back-formation from demarcation.