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Synonyms for limitation

Synonyms for limitation

the act of limiting or condition of being limited

the greatest amount or number allowed

Synonyms for limitation

a principle that limits the extent of something

the quality of being limited or restricted

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the greatest amount of something that is possible or allowed

(law) a time period after which suits cannot be brought

an act of limiting or restricting (as by regulation)

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It was honorable braggadocio, and despite the fact that he had found his limitations and was pressing desperately against them, he ran gamely on.
He was learning to calculate his own muscular movements, to know his physical limitations, to measure distances between objects, and between objects and himself.
It is not merely that with this name is associated one of the most splendid works which Europe produced in the eighteenth century, but that the character of the author, with all its limitations and even with all its faults, presents us with a typical specimen of the courage and singleheartedness of a great man of letters.
Under these reasonable limitations, the door of this part of the federal government is open to merit of every description, whether native or adoptive, whether young or old, and without regard to poverty or wealth, or to any particular profession of religious faith.
I will tell you: in consequence of their limitation they take immediate and secondary causes for primary ones, and in that way persuade themselves more quickly and easily than other people do that they have found an infallible foundation for their activity, and their minds are at ease and you know that is the chief thing.
For government; let it be in the hands of one, assisted with some counsel; and let them have commission to exercise martial laws, with some limitation.
Hath any commentator well accounted for the limitation which an antient critic hath set to the drama, which he will have contain neither more nor less than five acts?
I had not been home a full half-hour, after witnessing those playful sham-duels, when circumstances made it necessary for me to get ready immediately to assist personally at a real one--a duel with no effeminate limitation in the matter of results, but a battle to the death.
This forms a complete barrier against any material oppression of the citizens by taxes of this class, and is itself a natural limitation of the power of imposing them.
Moreover, in the event a federal change creates a state tax refund for a taxpayer, the statute of limitations for reporting the federal change, rather than the standard limitation period, should apply to claim that refund.
Using data from women in the National Longitudinal Study of Youth 1979 cohort and their children (n=2,225), autoregressive cross-lagged models demonstrate a reciprocal relationship between child activity limitations and maternal health limitations in direct effects of child activity limitations on maternal health limitations two years later and vice versa-net of a range of health-relevant time-varying and time-invariant covariates.
In any research study, the limitations are important to acknowledge.
51) The first American criminal statute of limitations appeared in the Colony of Massachusetts in 1652.
Generally, five percentages-of-AGI (adjusted gross income) limitations can apply: two 5.
ERISA, however, does not contain its own statute of limitations for suits to recover benefits.
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