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time limit

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  1. a period of time within which an action or procedure must be done or completed.
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Origin of time limit

First recorded in 1875–80
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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  • This is a usual interval when the Incarnate God is given a time-limit.

    The Witch-cult in Western Europe

    Margaret Alice Murray

  • There should be a time-limit on martyrdom, and mine anyhow is up.

    Frenzied Finance

    Thomas W. Lawson

  • It was only one kiss, but, since there was no time-limit specified, it was a long one.

  • What time-limit shall I allow for this census of the Bees that return to the nest?

    The Mason-bees

    J. Henri Fabre

  • The time-limit, which Austria would not extend, had expired.