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time limit

noun

Simple Definition of time limit

  • : an amount of time in which something must be done or completed

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of time limit

  1. :  an amount of time in which something must be done or completed <My boss gave me a three-hour time limit to finish the job.>

Word by Word Definitions

timeplay
  1. :  the measured or measurable period during which an action, process, or condition exists or continues :  duration

    :  a nonspatial continuum that is measured in terms of events which succeed one another from past through present to future

    :  leisure

  1. :  to arrange or set the time of :  schedule

    :  to regulate (a watch) to keep correct time

    :  to set the tempo, speed, or duration of

  1. :  of or relating to time

    :  recording time

    :  timed to ignite or explode at a specific moment

limitplay
  1. :  something that bounds, restrains, or confines

    :  the utmost extent

    :  a geographic or political boundary

  1. :  to assign certain limits to :  prescribe

    :  to restrict the bounds or limits of

    :  to curtail or reduce in quantity or extent


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