a limit that affects how something can or must be done North Wales Police will do their utmost to protect the public within the parameters of the law.
- Do not confuse with perimeter, which is the outer limit or boundary line surrounding an area.
- As judges we must act within the parameters of the law.
- The document sets out the legal parameters of informed consent (= knowing agreement).
- The officer violated the legal parameters he was given.
- Usually used in the plural form (=parameters)