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boundary

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1 a real or imaginary point beyond which a person or thing cannot go
  • parents have to set boundaries for their children, and the children want them to

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2 the line or relatively narrow space that marks the outer limit of something
  • that chalk line marks the boundary of our playing field

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The first known use of boundary was in 1598

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“Boundary.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/boundary. Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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