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Origin of limitation
Examples from the Web for limitation
The result will have to be a limitation of the doctrine itself.
The issue in McCutcheon v. FEC is the limitation on aggregate contributions to federal campaigns.The Court Case That Pivots on What ‘Corrupt’ Really Means|Lawrence Lessig|September 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Fitzgerald was a romantic but not a sensualist, a limitation in his writing he acknowledged.
But that limitation really illuminates the talents of these women.
Moreover, the limitation of “major settlement blocs” is squishy at best.
On the other side was a people who had progressed far in self-government, and who resisted any limitation of their rights.The Siege of Boston|Allen French
If any limitation was intended, the convention certainly knew that it was necessary it should be inserted.Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856, Vol. I (of 16)|Thomas Hart Benton
Why, Sir, all the statutes of limitation that ever were made sanction possession which was originally wrongful.
Have we any reason for thus imposing upon the Deity the limitation of our own feebleness?Doctrine of the Will|Asa Mahan
A fortiori, therefore, there ought to be a time of limitation in the latter case.
late 14c., from Old French limitacion and directly from Latin limitationem (nominative limitatio), noun of action from past participle stem of limitare (see limit (v.)). Phrase statute of limitations attested by 1768.