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circumscription

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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

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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

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The first known use of circumscription was in 1531

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“Circumscription.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/circumscription. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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