borderline vs delimitation what difference

what is difference between borderline and delimitation

English

Etymology

border +‎ line

Adjective

borderline (comparative more borderline, superlative most borderline)

  1. nearly; not clearly on one side or the other of a border or boundary, ambiguous.
  2. Showing bad taste.
  3. Exhibiting borderline personality disorder.

Derived terms

  • borderline case
  • borderline personality disorder
  • borderliner

Translations

Adverb

borderline (not comparable)

  1. nearly; not entirely but nevertheless to a great extent

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Noun

borderline (plural borderlines)

  1. A boundary or accepted division; a border.
  2. An individual who has borderline personality disorder.
    • 1995, Eugene E. Levitt, Edward Earl Gotts, The Clinical Application of MMPI Special Scales (page 80)

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Verb

borderline (third-person singular simple present borderlines, present participle borderlining, simple past and past participle borderlined)

  1. (transitive) To border, or border on; to be physically close or conceptually akin to.

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Spanish

Noun

borderline m or f (plural borderlines)

  1. (colloquial) Someone with borderline personality disorder


English

Etymology

From French délimitation.

Noun

delimitation (countable and uncountable, plural delimitations)

  1. The act of delimiting something.
  2. A limit or boundary.

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Anagrams

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