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Definition of demarcate verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



, NAmE//ˈdimɑrˌkeɪt//
demarcate something (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they demarcate
he / she / it demarcates
past simple demarcated
-ing form demarcating
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to mark or establish the limits of something Plots of land have been demarcated by barbed wire. The police demarcated the city into eighteen geographical divisions.
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