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prelimit

[pree-lim-it]
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verb (used with object)
  1. to limit within bounds beforehand: The chairman prelimited his speech to 10 minutes.
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Origin of prelimit

First recorded in 1630–40; pre- + limit
Related formspre·lim·i·ta·tion, noun
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Related Words for prelimit

inhibit, narrow, decrease, shorten, reduce, restrain, impede, diminish, curb, regulate, hamper, define, delineate, cramp, chain, bound, enclose, surround, circumscribe, tether