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circumscribe

US [ˈsɜrkəmˌskraɪb]
UK [ˈsɜː(r)kəmˌskraɪb]
  • v.限制;画…的外接圆
  • Web在...周围画线;约束;外切
Simple Present:circumscribes  Present Participle:circumscribing  Past Tense:circumscribed  
circumscribe
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v.
1.
[oftpass]
~ sth
限制,约束(自由、权利、权力等)to limit sb/sth's freedom, rights, power, etc.
The power of the monarchy was circumscribed by the new law.
君主统治的权力受到了新法律的制约。
2.
~ sth
画…的外接圆to draw a circle around another shape

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Category:AllAll,OralOral,WrittenWritten,TitleTitle,TechnicalTechnical
Source:AllAll,DictionaryDictionary,WebWeb
Difficulty:AllAll,EasyEasy,MiddleMiddle,HardHard
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