(v.) = qualify ; map out ; scope ; narrow down. Ex: Common facets may be listed anywhere in the schedule order, because they are facets that, although only listed once can be applied anywhere in the citation order, as required to qualify the concept to which they apply. Ex: Down the years, the information industry has mapped out for itself the categories of information with which it is prepared to deal. Ex: Information policy is highly complex and that it presents considerable difficulties in terms of scoping meaningful studies. Ex: The two countries have kept open the political and military channels and are trying to narrow down differences. ---- * acotar una búsqueda = narrow + a search ; qualify + search ; refine + a search ; narrow down + a search. * acotar un problema = delineate + a problem.