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prelimit

[ pree-lim-it ]
/ priˈlɪm ɪt /
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verb (used with object)
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

OTHER WORDS FROM prelimit

pre·lim·i·ta·tion, noun
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