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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Post implementation of the revised Multiyear Tariff, cash flow coverage of outstanding debt remains within manageable levels, and debt servicing coverage ratio is expected to be satisfactory at over 1.5(x) over the rating horizon.
Used as one of the Japanese execution sites during World War II, a Japanese artillery gun remains within the premises of the cemetery.
Despite the increase, the inflation rate remains within the 4 per cent target of the Reserve Bank of India.
"With political will, an agreement remains within reach," Sir Alan added.
The excavated remains within Segedunum Roman Fort at Wallsend The Sally Port or Wall Knoll Tower, Newcastle THOUSANDS of years before the Romans and the Venerable Bede, Northumbria was a landscape of hilltop forts, many of which can be traced today.
The well is presently at a depth of 8,773 feet and remains within the Brookian section, an area of traditional prospectivity and a secondary target of the well.
The trust remains within the MRSA target with zero cases.
The MICEX index (daily) remains within the downward channel.
"If the crisis remains within tolerable rather than alarming frames, the economic growth would slow down but I don't believe Macedonia would enter a new recession although all scenarios are possible," says Mihail Petkovski, Professor at the Faculty of Economics.
Unlike other anti-UV active agents, it remains within the plastic and does not migrate to the surface of the component when exposed to heat.
"Annual core inflation inched up to 6.85 percent in December compared to 6.59 percent in November on the back of the unfavorable base effects from last year and remains within our comfort zone," the bank said in a statement accompanying its decision.
The deficit remains within the previously projected frames with a certain decline of some 300 million denars, which is 2.8 percent of GDP.
Chief executive Chris Bell said: "Although a run of poor football and horse race results at the end of the period has affected performance, the group remains within the market expectation range for 2008."
'Trading remains within the range of current market expectations.'
The Co-operative Bank today launches a high-interest tracker savings account, which remains within 0.25 per cent of the base rate until the end of 2008.