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borderline in Geography topic

borderlineborderline2 noun 🔊 🔊 1 [singular]FINISH/COME TO AN END the point at which one quality, situation, emotion etc ends and another begins 🔊 She slipped over the borderline into sleep.on the borderline 🔊 I was on the borderline between a first- and a second-class degree.2 [countable]SG a border between two countries
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borderlineAs far as he was concerned, there was no longer a borderline.The communal borderline between Chouilly and Cramant slices through the middle of these slopes, the higher vines belonging to Chouilly.For more demanding purposes still more is required, and it is often hard to decide just where to fix the borderline.Gilsland, near Lanercost Abbey, was only fifteen miles from the borderline at Kirkandrews.One could answer this by suggesting that here we are on the borderline between social and physiological laws.the borderline between affection and loveon the borderlineThe result is an expensive machine: fine for the military, but always on the borderline of profitability.One could answer this by suggesting that here we are on the borderline between social and physiological laws.Between 1660 and 1669 his diary illustrates the insecurities of the Restoration for a man on the borderline of Nonconformity.We're on the borderline of having to ration water.It was no accident that a good many towns were sited on the borderline between arable farming and pastoral regions.His was a lifetime spent on the borderline between chutzpah and hubris.This includes students who are moderated from pass to fail as well as those on the borderline between two classes of degree.