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By then it was damage limitation. The Sun (2016)Tonight's programme is an exercise in damage limitation. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Rather than a points fest, it was more a case of damage limitation. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But there was stress because damage limitation was not enough - he needed a win. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It feels like quite a successful exercise in damage limitation,' he said. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We are taking away the limitations of the number of channels. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Of course there is a certain limitation here. Inside Perestroika: The Future of the Soviet Economy (1990)This can impose very strict limitations on your lifestyle. M.E. and You - a self-help plan (1988)Sustainable growth is possible within environmental limitations. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Until that time we are going to have to accept our limitations and live within them. Repetitive Strain Injury (1994)It is therefore important that the limitations on scientific rationality be understood and openly acknowledged. Human Resource Management in Government (1995)What reforms in risk management are needed to overcome these limitations? Times, Sunday Times (2009)The first of these issues concerns the extent of limitations on an offensive capability. NATO's Changing Strategic Agenda (1990)He took upon himself the limitations of time and space in his habitation of flesh. Christianity Today (2000)We did a lot of damage limitation. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Such a limitation is not one that challenges us to overcome it. Philosophy at the Limit (1990)Evil politicians try to outdo each other with callous means of damage limitation. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This dominant religion also had a number of limitations. World History: Patterns of Change and Continuity (1995)These work best when you accept your limitations. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This policy must set out out the aims of mobile working and the limitations that must be imposed. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Were the commencement of the limitation period and the lack of any power to extend time sufficiently foreseeable in the present case? Times, Sunday Times (2012)The restrictions and limitations due to medical considerations constitute deprivation, both literally and symbolically. Eating Problems: A Feminist Psychoanalytic Treatment Model (1994)The crisis has exposed the limitations of focusing solely on shortterm, maximum gain. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Such towering strength can go with a certain limitation of sensibility, but hardly here. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The conflict has exposed the limitations of Western influence in the region. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Where there has been dishonesty, then they should lose the benefit of any limitation period protection. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We were talking about the limitations of safety equipment and that is when I had the idea. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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British English: limitation NOUN
The limitation of something is the act or process of controlling or reducing it.
All the talk had been about the limitation of nuclear weapons.
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