Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: limitation
IPA transcription: [l,ɪmɪt'eɪʃən]
Pronunciations of limitation
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: restriction, limitation
    Meaning: a principle that limits the extent of something; "I am willing to accept certain restrictions on my movements"
  • Synonyms: limitation
    Meaning: the quality of being limited or restricted; "it is a good plan but it has serious limitations"
  • Synonyms: limit, limitation
    Meaning: the greatest amount of something that is possible or allowed; "there are limits on the amount you can bet"; "it is growing rapidly with no limitation in sight"
Usage examples
  • "You've got some limitation to it, I should think.
  • Such limitation was both distorting and corrupting.
  • Family limitation will always be practiced as it is now being practiced--either by birth control or by abortion.
  • The question that society must answer is this: Shall family limitation be achieved through birth control or abortion?
  • Progress, population, prosperity, are not primarily conditioned on their amount; limitation will be felt far earlier elsewhere.
  • This forms a complete barrier against any material oppression of the citizens by taxes of this class, and is itself a natural limitation of the power of imposing them.
  • In respect to things in general, unlimited reality was regarded as the matter of all possibility, the limitation thereof (negation) as the form, by which one thing is distinguished from another according to transcendental conceptions.
  • Those of them which have been most labored with that view, seem in substance to amount to this: "It is not true, because the exigencies of the Union may not be susceptible of limitation, that its power of laying taxes ought to be unconfined.
  • Hence the perpetual turbulence, disorders, factions, and civil wars of those times: hence the small regard paid to a character, or the opinion of the public: hence the large discretionary prerogatives of the crown, and the danger which might have ensued from the too great limitation of them.
  • Not so with the tariff law of 1816: though sustained by men from all sections of the Union, and notably by so strict a constructionist as Mr. Calhoun, there were not wanting those who saw in it a departure from the limitation of the Constitution, and sternly opposed it as the usurpation of a power to legislate for the benefit of a class.
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