[ US /ˌdimɑɹˈkeɪʃən/ ]
[ UK /dɪmɑːkˈe‍ɪʃən/ ]
  1. a conceptual separation or distinction
    there is a narrow line between sanity and insanity
  2. the boundary of a specific area
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How To Use demarcation In A Sentence

  • Parallel on the Korean peninsula is located 38 degrees north latitude, near a military demarcation line.
  • Thus, while the perceptual line of distinction remains the same for these commentators, the conceptual demarcations made verbally differ in significant ways.
  • In addition, the recent demarcation of municipal boundaries represents an attempt to break up racially segregated lands that are vestiges of apartheid's Group Areas Act.
  • But I think Popper may have wanted to find out criteria of demarcation between science and such pseudosciences as astrology and Freudian psychoanalysis.
  • This demarcation is achieved, as we saw in our earlier discussion of Winnicott, through frustration.
  • The demarcation is clear: Heumann doesn't allow the two modes to blur together; he deliberately counterpoises one against the other in precarious, hypnotic equilibrium.
  • Rather than drawing brittle lines of demarcation between organized men and other competitive labor sources, they attempted to distance themselves from potential challenges with a certain malleability. Advocating The Man: Masculinity, Organized Labor, and the Household in New York, 1800-1840
  • This allows the telco to actively manage and troubleshoot the local loop with the demarcation point occurring after the NTU.
  • I hated the whole religious kit and caboodle at such a young age, and still often wonder where the line of demarcation is between suffering from regular mental illness and just being Jewish. Roseanne Archy
  • The consensus of opinion, nevertheless, was that the fundamental demarcation occurred at £40.
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