Definition of demark in English:


Line breaks: de¦mark
Pronunciation: /diːˈmɑːk


Another term for demarcate.
More example sentences
  • There is a strip of fairy-lights taped to the floor to demark the edge of the track.
  • The gesture demarks his place in life: he is trapped where he is; he can see beyond his circumstance, but he cannot get there; he is a prisoner of technology.
  • One important thing is that companies need to think beyond the artificial lines demarking their ‘industry.’


mid 19th century: from demarcation, on the pattern of the verb mark.

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