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1Without boundaries between countries, administrative divisions, or other areas:‘we want to share our space and live in a borderless region’‘naval forces will continue operating from an essentially borderless domain’
- 1.1 Without restrictions caused by movement between or actions across boundaries of countries, administrative divisions, or other areas:‘the borderless EU’‘the era of unlimited competition and borderless economy’
- 1.1 Without restrictions caused by movement between or actions across boundaries of countries, administrative divisions, or other areas:
2Lacking edges, limits, or boundaries:‘an open, borderless digital society’‘the uniform spread of blue light creates a borderless space’
- ‘The goal is to find ways to deliver what's essentially a live, local medium to a borderless, timeless cyberworld.’
- ‘The FBI also noted that cybercrime is borderless.’
- ‘We shall fight this terrible, contagious, borderless, boundless disease.’
- ‘This high court ruling is not the first to grapple with sovereignty in questions of liability for content published on the borderless Web.’
- ‘In other areas of governance, it matters who governs and under what terms—this is also the case in borderless cyberspace.’
- ‘They insist that the borderless nature of the Internet means that it is impossible to enforce regional or national legislation.’
- ‘There are some who say that making a single, borderless online community is a utopian ideal worth pursuing.’
- ‘Focusing solely on the contributions of American artists is a particularly artificial boundary given the borderless realm of digital art.’
- ‘One crime certainly facilitated by borderless communications is what we might call cyber-stalking.’
- ‘It also doubles as a love story only possible in a sexually borderless early 21st century.’
3Lacking a plain or decorated strip around the edge:‘the printer can produce a 4x6 inch borderless photo in 36 seconds’
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