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Space is as infinite as we can imagine, and expanding this perspective is what adjusts humankind focus on conquering our true enemies, the formidable foes: ignorance and limitation.
Vanna Bonta

Meaning of "limitation" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF LIMITATION

limitation  [ˌlɪmɪˈteɪʃən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF LIMITATION

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Limitation is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES LIMITATION MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of limitation in the English dictionary

The first definition of limitation in the dictionary is something that limits a quality or achievement. Other definition of limitation is the act of limiting or the condition of being limited. Limitation is also a certain period of time, legally defined, within which an action, claim, etc, must be commenced.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH LIMITATION


accreditation
əˌkrɛdɪˈteɪʃən
adaptation
ˌædəpˈteɪʃən
alimentation
ˌælɪmɛnˈteɪʃən
citation
saɪˈteɪʃən
consultation
ˌkɒnsəlˈteɪʃən
documentation
ˌdɒkjʊmɛnˈteɪʃən
excitation
ˌɛksɪˈteɪʃən
expectation
ˌɛkspɛkˈteɪʃən
hesitation
ˌhɛzɪˈteɪʃən
implementation
ˌɪmplɪmenˈteɪʃən
interpretation
ɪnˌtɜːprɪˈteɪʃən
invitation
ˌɪnvɪˈteɪʃən
meditation
ˌmɛdɪˈteɪʃən
orientation
ˌɔːrɪɛnˈteɪʃən
presentation
ˌprɛzənˈteɪʃən
rehabilitation
ˌriːəˌbɪlɪˈteɪʃən
representation
ˌrɛprɪzɛnˈteɪʃən
reputation
ˌrɛpjʊˈteɪʃən
rotation
rəʊˈteɪʃən
transportation
ˌtrænspɔːˈteɪʃən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LIMITATION

limit
limit man
limit point
limit-state design
limitable
limitableness
limitarian
limitary
limitations
limitative
limited
limited bus
limited company
limited edition
limited liability
limited liability company
limited monarchy
limited partner
limited partnership
limited war

WORDS THAT END LIKE LIMITATION

action
administration
animation
application
association
certification
combination
communication
confirmation
conversation
corporation
creation
decoration
destination
duration
education
evaluation
federation
formation
foundation
generation

Synonyms and antonyms of limitation in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «LIMITATION»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «limitation» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of limitation

Translation of «limitation» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF LIMITATION

Find out the translation of limitation to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of limitation from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «limitation» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

限制
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

limitación
570 millions of speakers

English

limitation
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सीमा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الحد
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ограничение
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

limitação
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সীমাবদ্ধতা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

limitation
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Had
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Einschränkung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

制限
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

제한
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Watesan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

giới hạn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வரையறை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मर्यादा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

sınırlama
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

limitazione
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ograniczenie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

обмеження
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

limitare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

περιορισμό
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

beperking
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

begränsning
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

begrensning
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of limitation

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LIMITATION»

The term «limitation» is very widely used and occupies the 10.280 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «LIMITATION» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about limitation

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10 QUOTES WITH «LIMITATION»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word limitation.
1
Phil Anselmo
Music is there for us to explore. To intentionally limit yourself to one, two, or three genres is limitation at its worst. Music is huge; it's a gigantic history lesson, and if you are true music fan or a musician, you should explore it. It's all right there in front of us.
2
Gael Garcia Bernal
In English, I'm a little bit limited. I speak English as a second language, and that's a little limitation that I have to work around and I have to use it to my favor. So, yes, that's why I end up wanting to do more things in Latin America.
3
Vanna Bonta
Space is as infinite as we can imagine, and expanding this perspective is what adjusts humankind focus on conquering our true enemies, the formidable foes: ignorance and limitation.
4
Anthony Braxton
The word music is a convenient way to talk about what I'm interested in, but actually, in some ways, it's a limitation.
5
Earle Brown
It is not possible, given any degree of optimism and generosity in regard to people in general, to set a time limit on creative reflection or a limitation on the number of people involved in the creation.
6
Nayvadius Cash
In Atlanta, there's no limitation to where you can take your music. You can be as creative as you want to be.
7
Gwendoline Christie
I love a challenge. And I love defying limitation, gender stereotypes, and people's expectations of me as an actress.
8
Willem Dafoe
The mask can be a limitation, but you just deal with it. You do get superhuman strength and pumpkin bombs and all this other stuff to express yourself with.'
9
Vir Das
I am edgy, raw, offensive, vulgar, untruthful, but intelligent. My jokes are always realistic. I do not make fun of children or people who cannot fight back. That is my limitation.
10
James Dobson
Males and females are unique and different, because their brains are different. There's not a limitation on girls. My grandmother was very strong, and so was my mother. She also knew what it meant to be a woman and wife and was very successful at it.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LIMITATION»

Discover the use of limitation in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to limitation and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims: A Study of U.S. ...
Yet, the debate over repeal or retention of the system is far from settled. This book traces the history and development of limitation law around the world. It compares various limitation laws in operation under different legal regimes.
Xia Chen, 2001
2
Population Limitation in Birds
This book meets the demand for a comprehensive introduction to understanding the processes of population limitation.
Ian Newton, 1998
3
Nutrient Cycling and Limitation: Hawai'i as a Model System
In this book, Peter Vitousek builds on over twenty years of research in Hawai'i to evaluate the controls and consequences of variation in nutrient availability and limitation.
Peter Morrison Vitousek, 2004
4
Imitation is Limitation
' - Picasso Trust your own instincts. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone else's. Be yourself - who else is better qualified? No one has ever become great by imitation: Imitation is Limitation.
John Mason
5
Limitation of Exposure to Ionizing Radiation: ...
NCRP Report No. 116 is the latest in the long series of reports on basic radiation protection criteria that began in 1934. It supersedes the predecessor in the series, NCRP Report No. 91, which was published in 1987.
National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, 1993
6
Comparative Physiology of Fasting, Starvation, and Food ...
This book summarizes state of the art of starvation biology from the ecological causes of food limitation to the physiological and evolutionary consequences of prolonged fasting.
Marshall D. McCue, 2012
7
Limitation on Benefits Clauses in Double Taxation Conventions
In accordance with Article 22 of its 1996 Model Treaty, most double taxation conventions entered into by the United States contain a number of rules called limitation on benefits clauses, the purpose of which is to prevent the application ...
Félix Alberto Vega Borrego, 2006
8
Revolutionary Conceptions: Women, Fertility, and Family ...
By examining the attitudes and behaviors surrounding the contentious issues of family, contraception, abortion, sexuality, beauty, and identity, Susan E. Klepp By examining the attitudes and behaviors surrounding the contentious issues of ...
Susan E. Klepp, 2009
9
Limitation of actions
"This book offers a detailed analysis of the case law and statutory provisions concerning limitation of actions.
David W. Oughton, John P. Lowry, Robert M. Merkin, 1998
10
Sustainable Development and the Limitation of Growth: Future ...
This book presents the ecological, demographic, economic and socio-psychological manifestations of the global crisis and outlines the immutable laws and limitations which determine the existence of all living things in the biosphere.
Victor I. Danilov-Danil'yan, K. S. Losev, Igor E. Reyf, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LIMITATION»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term limitation is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Big Data's Small Lie – The Limitation of Sampling and … - Datanami
Big Data's Small Lie – The Limitation of Sampling and Approximation in Big Data Analysis. Alex Gray. big data white lie. Volume is the most ... «Datanami, Jul 15»
2
Texas House Bill 1794: a just limitation on local governments …
Texas House Bill 1794: a just limitation on local governments' authority to assess environmental fines? Or the beginning of the end of ... «Lexology, Jul 15»
3
NCUA to Vote on Investments Limitation Rule
The NCUA Board will vote next week on whether to eliminate the 5% limitation placed on federal credit unions' investments in fixed assets. «Credit Union Times, Jul 15»
4
Child sexual abuse claims no longer subject to limitation periods in …
Victoria has now abolished limitation periods within which to sue for injury arising out of child abuse. These amendments resulted from a ... «Lexology, Jul 15»
5
Damage limitation should be Pakistan, India's goal: daily
The goal of Pakistan and India needs to be damage limitation, said a leading daily which noted that "when the politicians find some common ... «Business Standard, Jul 15»
6
Spain: New shipping law: limitation periods
Among other things, the Shipping Law establishes some new limitation periods for the exercise of actions derived from contracts and from ... «Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide, Jul 15»
7
Contribution, limitation and the Athens Convention
The Court of Appeal handed down judgment today in The South West Strategic Health Authority v Bay Island Voyages [2015] EWCA Civ . «Lexology, Jul 15»
8
11th Circuit: Rule 23 Trumps State Law Limitation on Class Actions
Dealing a blow to defendants facing consumer fraud litigation in the 11th Circuit, the court of appeals for that circuit has reinstated a class action ... «JD Supra, Jul 15»
9
Condition of Payment Limitation on Implied Certification Cases is …
To the extent there was ever any doubt about the vitality the “condition of payment” limitation on “implied certification” False Claims Act (FCA) ... «The National Law Review, Jul 15»
10
First Taxi Permit Issued to Cabbie Under New Limitation Policy
A cab driver Tuesday received the first new taxi permit issued by the city of San Diego and Metropolitan Transit System under a new policy ... «Times of San Diego, Jul 15»

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