Examples of limitation in a Sentence
a law aimed at the limitation of federal power
They have placed a limitation on the amount of time we have available.
Recent Examples of limitation from the Web
But the limitations of the Ikea Place app underscore what’s missing from ARKit.
Denouncing Trump’s profound limitations, and the horrors presented by the primitive views of some courtiers, seems like the sort of notion best expressed beyond the capacity of 140 characters.
Scattered throughout the acres of Medina County grassland, more than 1,500 egg-laying and broiler chickens are free to roam the land with no limitations.
At this point, North Korea is already a nuclear power, and limitation of its nuclear program might be the only realistic endgame.
At that point, humans, too, would be liberated from the limitations of transits, capable of finding Earthlike planets all around without relying on the luck of a happy alignment.
Geography, however, cannot outrun morality, and the novel exposes the limitations of the seductive but naïve conceit that anyone can escape one’s past crimes and start afresh on foreign soil.
At the same time, Galveston County filed a brief supporting a limitation on fees for special prosecutors.
In Vietnam in the early 1970s, the only real limitation was finding a ride.
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First Known Use of limitation
LIMITATION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of limitation for English Language Learners
: the act of controlling the size or extent of something : the act of limiting something
: something that controls how much of something is possible or allowed
: something (such as a lack of ability or strength) that controls what a person is able to do
LIMITATION Defined for Kids
legal Definition of limitation
- a limitation on the rights of ownership
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