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    limiting - Dictionary definition and meaning for word limiting

    Definition
    (noun) the grammatical relation that exists when a word qualifies the meaning of the phrase
    Synonyms : modification , qualifying
    Definition
    (adj) restricting the scope or freedom of action Definition
    (adj) strictly limiting the reference of a modified word or phrase
    Example Sentence
    • the restrictive clause in `Each made a list of the books that had influenced him' limits the books on the list to only those particular ones defined by the clause
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