a limiting condition; restrictive weakness; lack of capacity; inability or handicap: He knows his limitations as a writer.
something that limits; a limit or bound; restriction: an arms limitation; a limitation on imports.
the act of limiting.
the state of being limited.
Law. the assignment, as by statute, of a period of time within which an action must be brought, or the period of time assigned: a statute of limitations.

1350–1400; Middle English lymytacion < Latin līmitātiōn- (stem of līmitātiō) a bounding, equivalent to līmitāt(us) (past participle of līmitāre to enclose within boundaries; see limit, -ate1) + -iōn- -ion

nonlimitation, noun

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limitation (ˌlɪmɪˈteɪʃən)
1.  something that limits a quality or achievement
2.  the act of limiting or the condition of being limited
3.  law a certain period of time, legally defined, within which an action, claim, etc, must be commenced
4.  property law a restriction upon the duration or extent of an estate

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Word Origin & History

late 14c., from L. limitationem, from limitare (see limit). Phrase statute of limitations attested by 1768.
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Example sentences
News about arms control and limitation and disarmament.
That's because of a major limitation that it has right now.
He had discovered his own keys to drawing from life: simplicity, modesty,
We apologize for any inconvenience this limitation may cause.
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