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ˈlɪm ɪ tɪŋlim·it·ing

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  1. modification, qualifying, limitingadjective

    the grammatical relation that exists when a word qualifies the meaning of the phrase

    modification, change, qualifying, passing, alteration, adjustment, pass


  2. confining, constraining, constrictive, limiting, restrictingadjective

    restricting the scope or freedom of action

    narrowing, close, confining, restricting, constrictive, constraining, constricting


  3. limitingadjective

    strictly limiting the reference of a modified word or phrase

    "the restrictive clause in `Each made a list of the books that had influenced him' limits the books on the list to only those particular ones defined by the clause"

    restricting, confining, constrictive, constraining


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  1. Courtney Beasley:

    NASA will closely adhere to the CDC's recommendations on infection control for the coronavirus as Andrew Morgan and Jessica Meir return to Earth and begin their post-flight medical testing and readaptation period, this includes cleaning of surfaces, social distancing, emphasizing hand hygiene, encouraging NASA team members who are sick to stay home, and limiting contact with the crew members.

  2. Emma Navarro:

    European citizens are highly concerned about climate change and its impact on their everyday life and future, interestingly, many of them are optimistic about the possibility to reverse it. Unfortunately, science says otherwise. We have one shot at limiting global warming and mitigating its effects.

  3. Neal Freedman:

    Drinking tea at a lower temperature should not be considered as a replacement for smoking cessation and limiting alcohol intake, nevertheless, accumulating data suggest that drinking very hot tea may also increase the risk of esophageal cancer, and it may be prudent for people who drink very hot beverages to wait until it cools down a bit before drinking, whether or not they also smoke cigarettes or drink alcohol.

  4. Marty Baron:

    Severely limiting the flow of that information, which China now seeks to do, only aggravates the situation.

  5. Jane Pearson:

    I maintained a healthy diet, limiting my carbs and increasing my protein and kept a strict exercise regimen.

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