time limit

noun
a period of time within which an action or procedure must be done or completed.

Origin:
1875–80

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Example sentences
The unconscious, at all events, knows no time limit.
If he goes over the time limit, he is penalized ten points per extra minute.
The demise of the sun strikes me as a drop dead end time limit.
There was no need for them to establish residence, and no time limit to
  ownership.
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