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Its policy sets the macroeconomic parameters that affect the ability of businesses to reach their productive potential. Times, Sunday Times (2016)How were women to discuss their personal experience of love within the parameters set by male poets? Words Of Love: Passionate Women from Heloise to Sylvia Plath (2006)Consider the impact it will have on your own life and set out parameters. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You want to know the parameters of the job and they kept changing. The Sun (2010)We know the resources we have and we know the parameters and that makes life difficult. The Sun (2009)But if done within certain parameters, it is acceptable. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Mothers and fathers have to set the parameters, both at home and in the wider environment. Times, Sunday Times (2014)And setting the parameters of Scottish tax and spending policy would be hugely fraught. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Second, it is essential that dialogue is resumed based on clear parameters. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Flight compensation is there to be claimed, and its parameters are getting clearer all the time. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Most choices involve the lesser of two evils; the game is already stitched up because global capitalism has set the grim parameters. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Sir, The power to define the parameters of any inquiry is the power to shape its outcome. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I would sit with my laptop on a tour bus, working on songs and setting the parameters for what the album would be like. Times, Sunday Times (2015)First, I must define my parameters. Christianity Today (2000)I can only put certain parameters down to ensure that doesn't happen and we'll see what happens thereafter. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Translations for 'parameter'
British English: parameter NOUN
Parameters are factors or limits which affect the way that something can be done or made.
That would make sure we fell within the parameters of our loan agreement.
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