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Definition 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.
  2. That which limits; a restriction; a qualification; a restraining condition, defining circumstance, or qualifying conception; as, limitations of thought.
  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.
  4. A limited time within or during which something is to be done.
  5. A certain period limited by statute after which the claimant shall not enforce his claims by suit.
  6. A settling of an estate or property by specific rules.
  7. A restriction of power; as, a constitutional limitation.
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Limitation Translations

limitation in French is restriction, limitation
limitation in Italian is limitazione
limitation in Norwegian is begrensning