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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of circumscribe.

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Examples

  • But Mr. Waldman says he and Mr. Genachowski concluded that "the First Amendment circumscribes the role government can play in improving local news" and that in any case "government is simply not the main player in this drama."

    The Ultimate Man-Bites-Dog News Story

  • But Mr. Waldman says he and Mr. Genachowski concluded that "the First Amendment circumscribes the role government can play in improving local news" and that in any case "government is simply not the main player in this drama."

    The Ultimate Man-Bites-Dog News Story

  • What makes the evening unique is that Jeremy Aluma, who conceives and directs the evening, doesn't just string together a slew of salacious scenes -- for that seems to be the common theme; it also gets the most laughs - for the sake of shock and aaah, he circumscribes them within the context of a story of how the archetypal clowns forged their identities.

    James Scarborough: Four Clowns, Long Beach Playhouse Studio Theatre

  • What makes the evening unique is that Jeremy Aluma, who conceives and directs the evening, doesn't just string together a slew of salacious scenes -- for that seems to be the common theme; it also gets the most laughs - for the sake of shock and aaah, he circumscribes them within the context of a story of how the archetypal clowns forged their identities.

    James Scarborough: Four Clowns, Long Beach Playhouse Studio Theatre

  • What makes the evening unique is that Jeremy Aluma, who conceives and directs the evening, doesn't just string together a slew of salacious scenes -- for that seems to be the common theme; it also gets the most laughs - for the sake of shock and aaah, he circumscribes them within the context of a story of how the archetypal clowns forged their identities.

    James Scarborough: Four Clowns, Long Beach Playhouse Studio Theatre

  • He circumscribes this immensity with words meant to express the dimensions of the cosmos: breadth, length and height and depth.

    Homily of Papal Vespers on 28 June 2009

  • Unfortunately, Parsi's advice on this score has already been contradicted in the recently passed AIPAC-drafted sanctions law which not only circumscribes a diplomat's ability to talk to Iranians but forbids any diplomacy at all without approval by congressional committees this patently unconstitutional provision is unlikely to withstand court challenge.

    MJ Rosenberg: New Book: Iran Sanctions, But Only Alongside Diplomacy

  • Unfortunately, Parsi's advice on this score has already been contradicted in the recently passed AIPAC-drafted sanctions law which not only circumscribes a diplomat's ability to talk to Iranians but forbids any diplomacy at all without approval by congressional committees this patently unconstitutional provision is unlikely to withstand court challenge.

    MJ Rosenberg: New Book: Iran Sanctions, But Only Alongside Diplomacy

  • Unfortunately, Parsi's advice on this score has already been contradicted in the recently passed AIPAC-drafted sanctions law which not only circumscribes a diplomat's ability to talk to Iranians but forbids any diplomacy at all without approval by congressional committees this patently unconstitutional provision is unlikely to withstand court challenge.

    MJ Rosenberg: New Book: Iran Sanctions, But Only Alongside Diplomacy

  • What makes the evening unique is that Jeremy Aluma, who conceives and directs the evening, doesn't just string together a slew of salacious scenes -- for that seems to be the common theme; it also gets the most laughs - for the sake of shock and aaah, he circumscribes them within the context of a story of how the archetypal clowns forged their identities.

    James Scarborough: Four Clowns, Long Beach Playhouse Studio Theatre

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