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delimitate

[dih-lim-i-teyt] /dɪˈlɪm ɪˌteɪt/
verb (used with object), delimitated, delimitating.
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Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; < Latin dēlīmitātus, past participle of dēlīmitāre. See delimit, -ate1
Related forms
delimitation, noun
delimitative, noun, adjective
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Examples for delimitation
  • The delimitation error arises when not every part of the sample has an equal chance of being selected.
Word Origin and History for delimitation
delimitation
1836, from Fr. délimitation (18c.), noun of action from délimiter (see delimit). Related: Delimited.
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