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limitation

noun uk   /ˌlɪm.ɪˈteɪ.ʃən/ us  
C1 [U] the act of controlling and especially reducing something: the limitation of nuclear weapons limitations C1 [plural] disapproving If someone or something has limitations, that person or thing is not as good as he, she, or it could be: Living in a flat is all right, but it has its limitations - for example, you don't have your own garden. Despite her limitations as an actress, she was a great entertainer.
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