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border

noun ambit, borderland, boundary, bounds, brim, brink, circumference, circumjacence, confine, edge, edging, end, enframement, extremity, flange, frame, fringe, frontier, hem, ledge, limit, line of demarcation, marge, margin, outline, outpost, outside, outskirts, pale, perimeter, periphery, purlieus, rim, selvedge, side, skirt, termination, verge
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border

(Approach), verb abut upon, adjoin, align connergently, approximate, be in the vicinity of, be near, close on, come close, come to a point, concentrate, converge, draw near, encroach, gravitate toward, join, juxtapose, lie near, meet, move toward, near, neighbor, place in juxtaposition, place near, place parallel, proximate, put along side, skim, skirt, unite, verge, verge upon

border

(Bound), verb abut upon, adiacere, adjoin, appose, attach, attingere, be adjacent to, be circumjacent to, be conterminous, be contiguous, be in conjunction with, be in contact with, be juxtaposed, butt, cincture, circumpose, circumvalate, circumvent, close in, confine, conjoin, connect, contain, corral, cut off, define, delimit, delimitate, demarcate, edge, embrace, encase, enchase, enclose, enclose within bounds, encompass, ensphere, envelop, environ, extend to, flank, frame, gird, hem in, join, juxtapose, juxtaposit, lean against, lie contiguous to, lie next to, limit, mark off, meet end to end, meet with, outline, place limitations, proscribe, restrain, restrict, shut in, specify limits, stake out, surround
See also: abutment, ambit, boundary, circumscribe, connection, contact, contain, define, demarcate, enclose, enclosure, encompass, end, extremity, frontier, hedge, juxtapose, limit, margin, mete, outline, periphery, tenant, termination
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Discover Information found nowhere else in this independent assessment of the border security market Border Security Market Outlook 2014-2024: Opportunities for Companies with Unmanned Systems, Biometrics & Perimeter Surveillance provides impartial border security sector analysis.
Suffice to say, the offenses have been serious enough that a bipartisan array of House and Senate members have called for investigations of the trial and sentencing and have urged President Bush to pardon the Border Patrol agents.
The four-hour hearing focused on border restrictions -- key to the House bill -- with top border agents and law enforcement officials describing parts of the border with Mexico as a war zone where increasingly sophisticated smugglers elude agents using satellite phones.
He has crossed the border into Texas so many times that he knows secret trails and shallow parts of the Rio Grande River.
In the border zone, agricultural workers are exposed to pesticides such as paraquat, atrazine, and 2,4-D through cultivation of apples, nuts, cotton, wheat, and other crops.
Instead of deterring migration altogether, the Border Patrol's strategy amounts to a cat and mouse game on the Southern Border that is being played with the lives of undocumented migrants and town residents.
Although all of this work is being done to reduce cross border delays for trucks, members of some northern trucking companies say they have not had too many problems crossing the border.
The author exposes the ensuing destabilization in the border states that is brought about by the new way of life centered around the maquiladora, the clash of technology and a strict daily work schedule with traditional customs among a work force lured from very different parts of Mexico and Central America.
A study from the Center for Immigration Research reports that since 1993 nearly 1,200 people have died trying to cross the border.
Mexico border, as even the book's logo, which traces the distinctive "line" of the border from San Diego to Brownsville, would have the reader believe.
You can't do that in the overburdened rental markets in the border cities.
The 1,000 Guard troops will be unarmed most of the time and deployed in a support role -- building roads, repairing vehicles and operating surveillance cameras -- rather than directly patrolling the border and detaining smugglers and illegal immigrants.