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limiting

[ lim-i-ting ]
/ ˈlɪm ɪ tɪŋ /
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adjective
serving to restrict or restrain; restrictive; confining.
Grammar. of the nature of a limiting adjective or a restrictive clause.
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Origin of limiting

First recorded in 1570–80; limit + -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM limiting

non·lim·it·ing, adjective
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