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circumscription


circumscription

noun

Definition of CIRCUMSCRIPTION

1
something that limits one's freedom of action or choice <such circumscriptions on the freedom of speech are antithetical to a free and open society>
Near Antonyms freedom, latitude
2
the act or practice of keeping something (as an activity) within certain boundaries <electronic monitoring bracelets are sometimes used to impose a circumscription of movement on people awaiting trial>

February 28, 2015
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To speak pompously or dogmatically
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