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to set a limit beyond which someone cannot go without suffering serious consequences
to prevent a number, amount, or effect from increasing past a particular point
to keep something at the correct level
to control something and prevent it from increasing in size or number
to control what something will be
to keep something within strict limits
to control or limit something that is harmful
to control or get rid of a bad habit, feeling, or attitude
to keep something within limits
a start-up … whose value has reached more than one billion US dollars
a form of protest in which workers stop doing their jobs without giving their employers any warning
an afternoon full of crafts
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