Boundary

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Definition

a boundary: a limit, a frontier, a border, an edge
noun
There are certain boundaries which you should respect. You know that there are certain limits regarding good and bad behavior.
The boundary between Mexico and the United States is heavily guarded. There are many officers watching the dividing line between the two countries.

Pronunciation examples
UK: The boundary between Mexico and the United States is heavily-guarded.
US: There are certain boundaries which you should respect.

Examples

  • "Rugby fan : Well, apart from the obvious geographical reasons, there does seem to be a sense of unity that transcends national boundaries."
  • "Susie : Jean doesn't seem to understand that there are certain boundaries in the workplace which he should respect."
  • "Would you care to live amongst beautiful women dedicated to exploring the boundaries of pleasure every moment of every day?"

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