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English noun: demarcation

1. demarcation (location) the boundary of a specific area

Synonymsdemarcation line, limit

Broader (hypernym)bound, boundary, bounds

Narrower (hyponym)city limit, city limits, edge, lower limit, three-mile limit, upper limit

2. demarcation (cognition) a conceptual separation or distinction

SamplesThere is a narrow line between sanity and insanity.

Synonymscontrast, dividing line, line

Broader (hypernym)differentiation, distinction

Narrower (hyponym)point of no return, Rubicon

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