Circumscription vs Circumscriptive - What's the difference?

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Circumscription is a related term of circumscriptive.

As a noun circumscription

is the act of circumscribing or the quality of being circumscribed.

As an adjective circumscriptive is

that circumscribes or outlines.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?



(en noun)
  • the act of circumscribing or the quality of being circumscribed
  • anything that circumscribes or a circumscribed area
  • (taxonomy) the definition of what does and does not belong to a given taxon, from a particular taxonomic viewpoint or taxonomic system.
  • The circumscription in the APG system of the family'' Malvaceae ''includes the former families Bombacaceae, Sterculiaceae and Tiliaceae.
  • An electoral district; used often in texts treating electoral systems in Romance countries.
  • circumscriptive



    (en adjective)
  • That circumscribes or outlines