Limitation definition

lĭmĭ-tāshən
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A limiting or being limited.
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A limiting rule or condition; a restriction.

Are there any limitations on the agreement?

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A shortcoming or defect.

We need to overcome our limitations if we want to succeed.

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Something that limits, as some factor in makeup which restricts the scope of a person's activity or accomplishment; qualification.
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(law) A period of time, fixed by statute, during which legal action can be brought, as for settling a claim.
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A restriction.
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A condition or restriction placed upon real estate.
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See statute of limitations.
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A restriction; a boundary, real or metaphorical, caused by some thing or some circumstance.

Getting into his wheelchair after his amputation it felt like a limitation you could roll in.

He understood the exam material but his fear was a limitation he could not overcome.

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The act of limiting or the state of being limited.

He was very successful in his limitation of salt intake.

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(law) A period established by statute during which a lawsuit or criminal prosecution must be initiated.
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An imperfection or shortcoming which limits somethings use or value.
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The definition of a limitation is a restriction or a defect, or the act of imposing restrictions.

When you are only allowed to walk to the end of the block, this is an example of a limitation.

When there are certain things you are not good at doing, these are examples of limitations.

When a law has specific things that a person cannot do, the law is an example of a limitation.

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The act of placing a limit or restriction.
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Period of time during which an action must be filed. See statute of limitations.
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The act of limiting or the state of being limited.
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A time period after which some legal action may no longer be brought.

The lawyer obtained impunity by dragging his obviously guilty client's case beyond the 10 years limitation.

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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
limitation
Plural:
limitations