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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • /ˈsɝː-/
    • /ˈsɜː.kəm.skraɪb/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • /ˈsɝː-/

Definition of circumscribing word

  • noun circumscribing Present participle of circumscribe. 1

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Parts of speech for Circumscribing


circumscribing popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 89% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 69% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

circumscribing usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for circumscribing

noun circumscribing

  • outlining — the line by which a figure or object is defined or bounded; contour.
  • mapping — function
  • diagramming — a figure, usually consisting of a line drawing, made to accompany and illustrate a geometrical theorem, mathematical demonstration, etc.
  • girdling — a lightweight undergarment, worn especially by women, often partly or entirely of elastic or boned, for supporting and giving a slimmer appearance to the abdomen, hips, and buttocks.

adjective circumscribing

  • zoning — (especially in city planning) of or relating to the division of an area into zones, as to restrict the number and types of buildings and their uses: zoning laws.
  • configurating — to give a configuration, form, or design to.

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