Definition of 'boundary'
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It is now planning to place more than half the route underground and is considering committing to no new pylons within the national park boundaries. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The England captain suggested instead that his batsmen should have done better on a dream surface at a Pune ground with short boundaries. Times, Sunday Times (2017)We went through boundaries that few people go through. BLACK KNIGHTS: On the Bloody Road to Baghdad (2003)Our lives are free from national boundaries. Times, Sunday Times (2006)In one over the batsman took four consecutive boundaries. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They found a distinct temperature boundary line. The Crisis of Life on Earth - our legacy from the second millenium (1990)The house still stands beyond the western boundary and is used as a residential school. A Guide to Britain's Conservation Heritage (1991)The same is true when you learn to set boundaries with difficult people. Christianity Today (2000)Maps that display national boundaries have an amazingly short shelf life. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But there is a boundary and a limit to what they should be seeing. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The short boundary also invited sixes. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It follows that your neighbour may cut off the branches of your apple tree where they project over the boundary onto his land. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Let bosses know you're ready to push the boundaries and tackle something with more bite. The Sun (2015)Excellence crosses the boundaries of any area and becomes a metaphysical experience, the closest definition of which is beauty. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There may have been only four boundaries in his 81 but there were no errors until he holed out at the end. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Other than helping spectators to walk around the ground, a boundary rope is not a necessity at Guildford. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They are angry and worried about police proposals to extend charges from stadium boundaries to surrounding areas, adding probably a couple of acres in our case. The Sun (2008)
Trends of 'boundary'
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Translations for 'boundary'
British English: boundary /ˈbaʊndərɪ; -drɪ/ NOUN
The boundary of an area of land is an imaginary line that separates it from other areas.
...the disputed boundary between the two countries.
- American English: boundary
- Arabic: حَدّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: limite
- Chinese: 边界
- Croatian: granica
- Czech: hranice
- Danish: grænse
- Dutch: grens limiet
- European Spanish: límite Geografía
- Finnish: raja joidenkin välinen
- French: limite
- German: Grenze
- Greek: όριο
- Italian: limite
- Japanese: 境界
- Korean: 경계 한계
- Norwegian: grense
- Polish: granica linia graniczna
- European Portuguese: limite
- Romanian: frontieră
- Russian: граница
- Spanish: límite
- Swedish: gränslinje
- Thai: ขอบเขต
- Turkish: sınır
- Ukrainian: кордон
- Vietnamese: ranh giới
Definition of boundary from the Collins English Dictionary
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