prelimit

[ pree-lim-it ]
/ priˈlɪm ɪt /

verb (used with object)

to limit within bounds beforehand: The chairman prelimited his speech to 10 minutes.

Nearby words

  1. prelim,
  2. prelim.,
  3. preliminaries,
  4. preliminary,
  5. preliminary sat/national merit qualifying test,
  6. prelims,
  7. prelingually deaf,
  8. preliterate,
  9. preload,
  10. prelog

Origin of prelimit

First recorded in 1630–40; pre- + limit

Related formspre·lim·i·ta·tion, noun

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