limitation

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limitation ‎(plural limitations)

  1. The act of limiting or the state of being limited.
  2. A restriction; a boundary, real or metaphorical, caused by some thing or some circumstance.
    Getting into his wheelchair after his amputation it felt like a limitation you could roll in.
    He understood the exam material but his fear was a limitation he could not overcome.
  3. An imperfection or shortcoming which limits somethings use or value.
  4. (law) A time period after which some legal action may no longer be brought.
    The lawyer obtained impunity by dragging his obviously guilty client's case beyond the 10 years limitation

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limitation f ‎(plural limitations)

  1. limitation (action of limiting)