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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
Associated concepts: border search

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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The presence of the Guard at the border will have an impact on immigration much like the one that the presence of cops has on neighborhood crime.
The Border Patrol is still hopelessly undermanned; they can't even hope to come close to fulfilling their mission of protecting our country if we don't increase personnel, replace outdated equipment, and resume sweeps.
Indeed, the border region is considered rich and clean compared to the poor and heavily polluted interior regions of the country.
Throughout the year, the Borders Original Voices program features the works of more than 200 contemporary authors/illustrators and musicians from around the world in the categories of fiction, nonfiction, young adult, picture books, and music.
William King is one of America's foremost authorities on immigration, combining decades of field experience in the Border Patrol and Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) with additional decades of study and speaking on the issue.
Customers will also enjoy a Starbucks Coffee store that is located on the ground level of the Borders store serving its trademark beverages and food items.
Some of the fault lies with policies of Customs and Border Protection, which includes the Border Patrol.
Throughout the year, the Borders Original Voices program features the works of more than 200 contemporary authors/illustrators from around the world in the categories of fiction, nonfiction, young adult and picture books.
With the vast assortment Borders stores offer within a welcoming shopping environment, we are confident customers will embrace the Borders brand in Malaysia.
Six airport stores currently operate under the Borders brand, with locations in Boston, Cincinnati, Houston, Orlando and two in Newark.
FAST is an intelligent border crossing system that enhances trade flow and security along the borders with Canada and Mexico.