time limit


: 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.

Examples of time limit in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For specific public hearings, residents also would have three minutes unless the council sets a different time limit. Maritza Dominguez, The Arizona Republic, 28 Mar. 2024 An amendment extended the time limit to eight months. Connor Giffin, The Courier-Journal, 15 Mar. 2024 Participants have a six-hour time limit to finish the race. Claire Reid, Journal Sentinel, 24 Feb. 2024 With their time limit soon approaching, the administration has not said what will happen to those individuals’ immigration status once their time limit is up. Michael Wilner, Miami Herald, 4 Apr. 2024 Apartments that remain empty beyond that time limit need a state waiver or the local authority may face fines. Todd Wallack, ProPublica, 7 Mar. 2024 The second race starts at 9:30 a.m. and has a 3-hour time limit. Claire Reid, Journal Sentinel, 24 Feb. 2024 But the time limit is no barrier for Sora and programs like it to transform TikTok, Reels, and other social platforms. Steven Levy, WIRED, 15 Feb. 2024 Being on a streamer means there’s no strict time limit for the awards. Todd Longwell, Variety, 23 Feb. 2024

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“Time limit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/time%20limit. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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