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Synonyms for limitation
ˌlɪm ɪˈteɪ ʃənlim·i·ta·tion

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  1. limitationnoun


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  5. limitationnoun

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


Princeton's WordNet

  1. restriction, limitationnoun

    a principle that limits the extent of something

    "I am willing to accept certain restrictions on my movements"

    confinement, restriction, limit

  2. limitationnoun

    the quality of being limited or restricted

    "it is a good plan but it has serious limitations"

    restriction, limit

  3. limit, limitationnoun

    the greatest amount of something that is possible or allowed

    "there are limits on the amount you can bet"; "it is growing rapidly with no limitation in sight"

    demarcation line, limit point, demarcation, terminus ad quem, bound, restriction, terminal point, limit, boundary, point of accumulation

  4. limitationnoun

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

    "statute of limitations"

    restriction, limit

  5. limitation, restrictionnoun

    an act of limiting or restricting (as by regulation)

    confinement, restriction, limit

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. limitationnoun

    restriction, restraint

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. limitationnoun

    limit, restriction, restraint, circumscription, finitude

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  1. Joseph Strasburg:

    With no requirement of proof that the COVID-19 pandemic negatively affected their income, and no income limitation to qualify for eviction protection, a tenant whose household income went from a half-million dollars to $250,000 would qualify for eviction protection by declaring that their income has been significantly reduced.

  2. Hemione Hudson:

    I think there will be some limitations to scope, but I am not starting from a point where every audit has a limitation.

  3. Patrick Gathara:

    This is a government that is looking to stifle dissent, they're saying that Kenyans need to accept a limitation on their civil rights in order to have an effective fight against terrorism. But they haven't defined how our rights are impeding the war on terror.

  4. Anthon St Maarten:

    Dare to dream! If you did not have the capability to make your wildest wishes come true, your mind would not have the capacity to conjure such ideas in the first place. There is no limitation on what you can potentially achieve, except for the limitation you choose to impose on your own imagination. What you believe to be possible will always come to pass - to the extent that you deem it possible. It really is as simple as that.

  5. Rick Adams:

    What you had was a situation where the stay guidelines in terms of not coming until five days before your competition, that limited the number of athletes that might typically be walking, we will have a significantly smaller group, but that is not based on a limitation from the organizing committee. That's just a product of the athletes that are here based on their competition window and those who have chosen to walk.

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