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Definitions of limitation

  1. The act of limiting; the state or condition of being limited; as, the limitation of his authority was approved by the council. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. That which limits; a restriction; a qualification; a restraining condition, defining circumstance, or qualifying conception; as, limitations of thought. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. A certain precinct within which friars were allowed to beg, or exercise their functions; also, the time during which they were permitted to exercise their functions in such a district. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. A limited time within or during which something is to be done. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. A certain period limited by statute after which the claimant shall not enforce his claims by suit. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. A settling of an estate or property by specific rules. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. A restriction of power; as, a constitutional limitation. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. (in law) a time period after which suits cannot be brought; "statute of limitations" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. the quality of being limited or restricted; "it is a good plan but it has serious limitations" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. a principle that limits the extent of something; "I am willing to accept certain restrictions on my movements" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. (law) a time period after which suits cannot be brought; "statute of limitations" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  12. That which bounds, binds, or holds back; restriction. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  13. The act of limiting; state of being limited; restriction; that which limits, restricts or qualifies; the period limited by statute, within which an action can be raised. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  14. The act of bounding; restriction. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for limitation

  1. The Rhine maidens, representing all these to him, fill him with hope and longing; and he never considers that he has nothing to offer that they could possibly desire, being by natural limitation incapable of seeing anything from anyone else's point of view. – The Perfect Wagnerite A Commentary on the Niblung's Ring by George Bernard Shaw
  2. His proposal not meeting correspondent spirit among the friends of science at that time, in October, 1825, he renewed the offer, on the same condition and limitation – Memoir of the Life of John Quincy Adams. by Josiah Quincy
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