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Meaning of "circumscription" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CIRCUMSCRIPTION

circumscription  [ˌsɜːkəmˈskrɪpʃən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CIRCUMSCRIPTION

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Circumscription is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CIRCUMSCRIPTION MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of circumscription in the English dictionary

The first definition of circumscription in the dictionary is the act of circumscribing or the state of being circumscribed. Other definition of circumscription is something that limits or encloses. Circumscription is also a circumscribed space.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CIRCUMSCRIPTION


adscription
ədˈskrɪpʃən
ascription
əˈskrɪpʃən
conniption
kəˈnɪpʃən
conscription
kənˈskrɪpʃən
consumption
kənˈsʌmpʃən
decryption
diːˈkrɪpʃən
description
dɪˈskrɪpʃən
Egyptian
ɪˈdʒɪpʃən
inscription
ɪnˈskrɪpʃən
misdescription
ˌmɪsdɪˈskrɪpʃən
nonprescription
ˌnɒnprɪˈskrɪpʃən
option
ˈɒpʃən
oversubscription
ˌəʊvəsəbˈskrɪpʃən
prescription
prɪˈskrɪpʃən
proscription
prəʊˈskrɪpʃən
redescription
ˌriːdɪˈskrɪpʃən
rescription
rɪˈskrɪpʃən
subscription
səbˈskrɪpʃən
superscription
ˌsuːpəˈskrɪpʃən
transcription
trænˈskrɪpʃən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CIRCUMSCRIPTION

circumscissile
circumscribable
circumscribe
circumscriber
circumscriptive
circumscriptively
circumsolar
circumspect
circumspection
circumspective
circumspectly
circumspectness
circumstance
circumstances
circumstantial
circumstantial evidence
circumstantiality
circumstantially
circumstantiate
circumstantiation

WORDS THAT END LIKE CIRCUMSCRIPTION

absorption
accreditation
adoption
alcohol consumption
assumption
caption
conception
contraception
corruption
deception
disruption
encryption
eruption
exemption
inception
interruption
job description
perception
reception
redemption
wedding reception

Synonyms and antonyms of circumscription in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «circumscription» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CIRCUMSCRIPTION

Find out the translation of circumscription to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of circumscription from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «circumscription» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

界限 -
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

circunscripción
570 millions of speakers

English

circumscription
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

हत
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

التقييد
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ограниченность
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

circunscrição
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সীমায়িতকরণ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

circonspection
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Circumscription
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Umschreibung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

外接
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

외접
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Circumscription
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

một khu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கட்டுப்படுத்தல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सीमा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

daire içine alma
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

circoscrizione
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

okręg
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

обмеженість
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

circumscripție
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

circumscription
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

omskrywing
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

circumscription
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

circumscription
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of circumscription

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CIRCUMSCRIPTION»

The term «circumscription» is regularly used and occupies the 98.056 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CIRCUMSCRIPTION» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «circumscription» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «circumscription» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about circumscription

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CIRCUMSCRIPTION»

Discover the use of circumscription in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to circumscription and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Flamenco Guitar Innovation and the Circumscription of Tradition
Flamenco is a gitano-Andaluz art form belonging to the gitanos (gypsies) of southern Spain or Andalusia.
Julia Lynn Banzi, 2007
2
Undoing Circumscription: The Effect of Critical Career ...
The participants (N = 168) were university students who took the Strong Interest Inventory (SII) through a vocational planning course or the campus career center.
Sarah H. Porter, 2007
3
Systematics of Gonolobus and the Gonolobinae (Apocynaceae, ...
Resolution of species-level circumscriptions are necessary before larger issues of subgeneric and generic circumscription can be adequately addressed. Morphological characters were analyzed using parsimony analysis, neighborjoining, ...
Alexander Krings, 2007
4
Stability of Career Aspirations: A Test of Gottfredson's ...
Research on Gottfredson's Theory Research on Gottfredson's theory of circumscription and compromise has covered many ... of circumscription, as well as the influence of gender, social class, and intelligence on the process of circumscription.
Kate E. Junk, 2008
5
IJCAI-97: Proceedings of the Fifteenth International Joint ...
Toshiko Wakaki Dept. of Computational Intelligence and Systems Science Tokyo Institute of Technology Nagatsuda, Midori-ku, Yokohama, Japan Abstract We propose a method of compiling circumscription into Extended Logic Programs ...
Martha E. Pollack, 1997
6
An Introduction to Default Logic
The drastic limitation of the applicability of circumscription that arises from Proposition 12.5.10 can be circumvented by generalizing predicate circumscription to formula circumscription [McCarthy 1986], where a formula is circumscribed by ...
Philippe Besnard, 1989
7
Some Computational Aspects of Circumscription
Abstract: "We explore from a computatinal standpoint the effects of circumscribing first-order formulae.
Phokion Gerasimos Kolaitis, Christos H. Papadimitriou, 1989
8
Foundations of Intelligent Systems: 10th International ...
Gelfond, Przymusinska and Przymusinski [6] further investigated several forms of generalized CWA's and their connections with circumscription. Circumscription has also been related to default logic [20], autoepistemic logic [17], the logic of ...
Zbigniew W. Ras, Andrzej Skowron, 1997
9
Knowledge-based Software Engineering: Proceedings of the ...
1998 *,1 Finite Approximations of Predicate Circumscription Kazuhiko Oota, Koji Iwanuma Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Yamanashi Univ. Takeda 4-3-11, Koufu-shi, Yamanashi, 400, Japan {oota, iwan umaj ...
Pavol Návrat, Haruki Ueno, 1998
10
Career Theory and Practice: Learning Through Case Studies
As noted in the previous chapter,Gottfredson's theory of circumscription and compromise is a developmental theory, characterized by viewing career choice as a process rather than an event and by incorporating developmental concepts into ...
Jane L. Swanson, Nadya A. Fouad, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CIRCUMSCRIPTION»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term circumscription is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Oh Muhammadu Buhari! Now, the Challenge of Change
Because of the circumscription of the political space which was largely in the grip of the monarchy and political elites, consequently manifesting ... «AllAfrica.com, Jun 15»
2
The Nigeria Question and World's Expectations
Because when we all seem to forget, the wisdom of our ancestors reminds us that Nigeria isn't just a mere geographical circumscription. «AllAfrica.com, May 15»
3
'Urgent call for campaign finance reform'
The issue of transparency, she said, “is entirely distinct from circumscription, such as whether there should be limits on donations; whether ... «Trinidad Guardian, May 15»
4
David Brooks's Search for Meaning
... limitations of the individual, and they constructed useful religious and social institutions in an effort to encourage virtuous self-circumscription. «The New Yorker, May 15»
5
Editorial: Giving the vote to Greater Jamaica
This is not a notion that is foreign in the concept of modern nation states, as the French with their Onzieme Circumscription, their 11th ... «Jamaica Gleaner, May 15»
6
​ZIFF: Transcending the human complexities of Jefferson
... yet Jefferson's apathy in the face of circumscription of personal liberties does not diminish the validity of his sentiments on said liberties, ... «University of Virginia The Cavalier Daily, Apr 15»
7
Cuba: High Turnout in Municipal Elections, Two Opposition …
Chaviano, 65, a freelance anti-government journalist and lawyer on behalf of the 7th Circumscription of the Plaza de la Revolución (central ... «InSerbia News, Apr 15»
8
The honorable engagement clause and flexibility in arbitration …
... an arbitration award is narrow, but that an honorable engagement clause encumbers judicial review “by yet a further level of circumscription. «Lexology, Mar 15»
9
Is there ever any point talking to the EDL?
A pre-emptive circumscription of certain viewpoints is, in itself, damaging to democracy. As extremism expert Jamie Bartlett has written: ... «The Guardian, Mar 15»
10
Congress on Prayer set on March 15; Tagle to lead mass
His Very Reverend Reynaldo Sotelo, OCD, Commissar, Order of Discalced Carmelites Philippines-Vietnam Circumscription, will give the ... «ABS CBN News, Mar 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Circumscription [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/circumscription>. Aug 2019 ».
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