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noun limitation pronunciation in British English /ˌlɪmɪˈteɪʃ(ə)n/ 
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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

    His research demonstrated the limitations of intelligence testing techniques.

    She has her limitations as an actress.


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