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limitative

[ lim-i-tey-tiv ]
/ ˈlɪm ɪˌteɪ tɪv /
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adjective

limiting; restrictive.

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Origin of limitative

From the Medieval Latin word līmitātīvus, dating back to 1520–30. See limitation, -ive

OTHER WORDS FROM limitative

non·lim·i·ta·tive, adjective
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