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English definition of “limit”

limit

verb [T]     /ˈlɪm.ɪt/
B2 to control something so that it is not greater than a particular amount, number, or level: I've been asked to limit my speech to ten minutes maximum. Having so little money to spend on an apartment does limit you in your choice.Limiting and restrictingPreventing and impeding
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