Definition of circumscription
Examples of circumscription in a Sentence
such circumscriptions on the freedom of speech are antithetical to a free and open society
electronic monitoring bracelets are sometimes used to impose a circumscription of movement on people awaiting trial
Recent Examples of circumscription from the Web
REM candidates made the second round in 453 circumscriptions and its MoDem allies qualified in another 62.
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Origin and Etymology of circumscription
Latin circumscription-, circumscriptio, from circumscribere
First Known Use: 1531See Words from the same year
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