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Noun: limitation  ,li-mi'tey-shun
  1. A principle that limits the extent of something
    "I am willing to accept certain limitations on my movements";
    - restriction
  2. The quality of being limited or restricted
    "it is a good plan but it has serious limitations"
  3. The greatest amount of something that is possible or allowed
    "it is growing rapidly with no limitation in sight";
    - limit
  4. (law) a time period after which suits cannot be brought
    "statute of limitations"
  5. An act of limiting or restricting (as by regulation)
    - restriction

Derived forms: limitations

Type of: disadvantage, indefinite quantity, regulating, regulation, rule, time limit

Encyclopedia: Limitation