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self-limiting

[ self-lim-i-ting ]
/ ˈsɛlfˈlɪm ɪ tɪŋ /
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adjective
limiting oneself or itself: a self-limiting authority.
(of a disease) self-limited.
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Origin of self-limiting

First recorded in 1860–65

OTHER WORDS FROM self-limiting

self-lim·i·ta·tion, noun
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