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Definition of "limitation" []

  • The act of limiting or the state of being limited. (noun)
  • A restriction. (noun)
  • A shortcoming or defect. (noun)
  • Law A specified period during which, by statute, an action may be brought. (noun)
  • Something that limits a quality or achievement (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • The act of limiting or the condition of being limited (noun)
  • A certain period of time, legally defined, within which an action, claim, etc, must be commenced (noun)
  • A restriction upon the duration or extent of an estate (noun)

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Use "limitation" in a sentence
  • "He -- he has expressed interest in even trying to overcome the term limitation law in New York and running for another term."
  • "The main limitation is people saying okay, you transferred sovereignty, but the security situation hasn't gotten any better."
  • "Which shows that even to you, the limitation is arbitrary."