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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
boundary /'baundəri/
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Concise Dictionary
boundaries'baʊndərɪ
noun
+the line or plane indicating the limit or extent of something
+a line determining the limits of an area
+the greatest possible degree of something

Thesaurus Dictionary
n.
border(s), limit(s), frontier(s); bound(s), confines, perimeter:
If you cross that boundary, you will be safely in Switzerland.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun (plural boundaries)
1 a real or imagined line that marks the limits or edges of sth and separates it from other things or places; a dividing line: national boundaries + (BrE) county boundaries + boundary changes / disputes + The fence marks the boundary between my property and hers. + Scientists continue to push back the boundaries of human knowledge. + the boundary between acceptable and unacceptable behaviour + He could just see her beyond the boundary wall of the cemetery. + to extend the boundaries of high art to include some popular music
2 (in cricket) a hit of the ball that crosses the boundary of the playing area and scores extra points: He hit 13 boundaries from 183 balls.
Collocation Dictionary
noun

1 line that marks the limits of a place

ADJ.

common | northern, southern, etc. | national, state | district, parish

VERB + BOUNDARY

have | form, mark
The river forms the boundary.
| share | draw, establish, fix, set
The boundary was fixed just south of the farm.
| redraw | cross
We've just crossed the boundary into Sussex.
| extend

BOUNDARY + NOUN

fence, hedge, line, wall | dispute
a boundary dispute with their neighbours

PREP.

across/over the ~
They drove across the boundary.
| along the ~
We continued along the southern boundary of the county.
| at/on the ~
We had to stop at the boundary. on the boundary of the two countries
| beyond the ~
She had never strayed beyond the city boundaries.
| within the ~s
within the boundaries of the old city walls
| ~ between
the boundary between Sussex and Surrey
| ~ with
The state has a boundary with Ontario.

2 limit

ADJ.

traditional

VERB + BOUNDARY

cross
This job crosses the traditional boundary between social work and health care.
| extend, push back
research which extends the boundaries of human knowledge
| overstep

PREP.

across ~s
His policies appeal across party political boundaries.
| beyond the ~s
going beyond the boundaries of accepted behaviour
| on the ~
on the boundary of physics and chemistry
| within the ~s
keeping within the boundaries of the law
| ~ between
the boundary between sanity and insanity

PHRASES

the boundaries of taste
In her performance she had clearly overstepped the boundaries of good taste.



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