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1. General: Concise, exact statement that sets the boundaries or limits of (circumscribes) the subject matter to include what belongs to it and exclude what does not. Its objective is to give the subject matter a distinctive identity and precise meaning to prevent conflict, confusion, or overlap.
2. Law: The meaning of a term in a legal document as explicitly stated in that document, otherwise its statutory meaning (if it exists) or the customary meaning in the circumstances.

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A definition of the word baby is a small, young, recently born human or animal that is raised and taken care of by parents.
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When we were learning about mathematics, we learned that the definition of addition was adding 2 or more separate numbers together to make a lump sum.
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The definition of freezing rain is rain that is water as it falls from the sky but that freezes on impact with the surface.
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