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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdemarcationde‧mar‧ca‧tion /ˌdiːmɑːˈkeɪʃən $ -ɑːr-/ noun [uncountable] formal  1 LIMITthe point at which one area of work, responsibility etc ends and another beginsdemarcation between traditional lines of demarcation between medicine and surgery2 SEPARATEthe process of deciding on or marking the border between two areas of landdemarcation of the exact demarcation of the north-south boundary
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demarcationIt is likely to be a considerable time before arrangements for any border demarcation can be completed.This leads to the second problem, which is concerned with the exact demarcation of the North-South boundary.In fact, the lines of demarcation between the two camps were much less distinct.It enabled the reduction of demarcations between electrical and mechanical craftsmen.The Treaty defined the demarcation of powers between the federation and the constituent republics as a component element of the new Constitution.This demarcation is achieved, as we saw in our earlier discussion of Winnicott, through frustration.She had driven slowly forward to the yellow demarcation line and the frightening folds of barbed wire.demarcation betweenThere was no clear demarcation between work and play.
From Longman Business Dictionarydemarcationde‧mar‧ca‧tion /ˌdiːmɑːˈkeɪʃən-ɑːr-/ noun [uncountable]HUMAN RESOURCES when different jobs are given to workers belonging to different trade unionsdemarcation betweenThe company is trying to break down the lines of demarcation between skilled trades.
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