remain within (something)

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remain within (something)

1. To continue to be physically inside (of some place or thing). The hostages were allowed to leave the building, but the gunmen remained within. This electric collar ensures that our dogs remain within the boundaries around our property.
2. To continue not to exceed some fixed limits or parameters. Thankfully the radiation levels inside of the power plant remained within acceptable levels throughout the earthquake. Your weight has remained within the threshold of what we would consider normal, but you should still make a point of eating better and getting exercise. I know he has trouble remaining within his budget each month.
3. To continue not to break or go outside of the scope of something. I want to see justice done as much as anyone, but we must remain within the law to do it! We'll have to remain within the terms of this treaty if we want to continue getting foreign aid.
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remain within (something)

to stay inside something or some place. Please try to remain within the boundaries of the campus. Everyone else went out, but I decided to remain within.
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References in classic literature ?
Presently there was only a small super-heated core of gaseous matter remaining within a huge vacant interior left by the contraction of the cooling gases.
Virginia, you must be mad to consider for a moment remaining within reach of such a terrible peril.
While remaining within manageable levels, leverage indicators are expected to continue to increase given the significant capital expenditure being incurred and planned over the rating horizon.
He said that all measures to raise Railways income are being taken while remaining within our own resources.
The idea that a deal is of paramount importance has been dreamed up by those who have a vested interest in our remaining within the EU.
After a detailed discussion on some agenda points, it was unanimously decided that next government would decide about it because the mandate of the caretaker government is limited and it has ensured holding of peaceful and transparent elections while remaining within its given mandate.
He said the government had made an effort to provide necessary relief to the people while remaining within the limited mandate and constitutional responsibilities.
He said that the government has made an effort to provide necessary relief to the people while remaining within its limited mandate and constitutional responsibilities.
He has pledged to visit all regions in the UK in a bid to make his case for remaining within the EU.
Chairing the meeting, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar said that during the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's recent visit to Iran both the sides had reaffirmed commitment that while remaining within the ambit of UN sanctions, mutual trade and cooperation will be enhanced.
ISLAMABAD -- Finance Minister Ishaq Dar stressing on promoting Pak-Iran barter trade has said that trade with Iran will be enhanced while remaining within the ambit of UN sanctions.
The central bank said in a statement that the decision was based on inflation remaining within its target range as economic growth remains close to its potential.
FABIO CAPELLO has ruled out the possibility of David Beckham remaining within the England set-up.
But the firm, which is a leading asset based lender to the UK small firms sector, said it was committed to remaining within the city.