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Limits, controls and ranges

red line

noun

a statement, typically by a government, of acts that they regard as unacceptable and will respond to

limit

noun

the greatest amount or level of something that is possible

constraint

noun

something that limits your freedom to do what you want

restriction

noun

a rule, action, or situation that limits or controls someone or something

limitation

noun

a rule or situation that puts a limit on something

range

noun

the limits within which a person or organization is able to deal effectively with something

check

noun

something that controls another thing and stops it from becoming worse, too powerful, etc.

restraint

noun

an act of limiting or controlling something, or a situation in which this happens, especially in business or politics

confines

noun

the limits of something such as an activity or way of life

control

noun

a law, agreement, or method that limits something

infobesity

the condition of continually consuming large amounts of information, especially when this has a negative effect on a person's well-being and ability to concentrate

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