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noun     limitation pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    [countable] a rule or situation that puts a limit on something
    limitation on:

    We plan to impose limitations on the use of cars in the city.

    space/size limitations:

    Not all the information could be displayed due to space limitations.

    1. a.
      [uncountable] the act or process of putting a limit on something
      limitation of:

      an agreement on the limitation of arms exports

  2. 2
    [countable] [usually plural] a disadvantage or weak point that makes someone or something less effective

    She has her limitations as an actress.



to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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