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Definition of circumscription noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

circumscription

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌsɜːkəmˈskrɪpʃn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌsɜːrkəmˈskrɪpʃn//
 
[uncountable] (formal)
 
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the act of limiting somebody/something's freedom, rights, power, etc. synonym restriction (2)