circumscription / ˌsɜr kəmˈskrɪp ʃən /


circumscription 的定义

n. 名词 noun
  1. an act or instance of circumscribing.
  2. circumscribed state; limitation.
  3. anything that circumscribes, surrounds, or encloses; boundary.
  4. periphery; outline.
  5. a circumscribed area.
  6. a circular inscription on a coin, seal, etc.
  7. limitation of a meaning; definition.

circumscription 近义词

n. 名词 noun



  1. Of that mystery, of that local circumscription—in what sense it was effected, in what sense not effected, we know nothing.
  2. Aveyron belongs to the 16th military region, and to the acadmie or educational circumscription of Toulouse.
  3. One short distribution and circumscription of historical ages will soon place matters in a more hopeful aspect.
  4. The defect in the work of the Dialect Society lies in a somewhat similar circumscription of activity.
  5. In educational matters it falls within the circumscription of the acadmie of Toulouse.