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capping

verb
present participle of cap

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to set bounds or an upper limit for
  • the senator will propose a bill to cap prices for home heating oil

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“Capping.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/capping. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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