Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Limiting; fixing limits; restrictive.

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Examples

  • It looks like a great concession, but it is in fact very limitative as in The Netherlands Sony is using the EPUB format and offering lending facilities to four devices or persons.

    BPN 1393 Barnes seeks nook in e-reader market

  • It looks like a great concession, but it is in fact very limitative as in The Netherlands Sony is using the EPUB format and offering lending facilities to four devices or persons.

    Archive 2009-10-01

  • Which line on which page describes the limitative part that you are talking about?

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Health bill and gun ownership

  • If we abstract from other causes that may knell the death bell of the human species, it is clear that natural resources represent the limitative factor as concerns the life span of that species.

    Environmental and ecological economics

  • All the limitative theorems of mathematics and the theory of computation suggest that once the ability to represent your own structure has reached a certain critical point, that is the kiss of death: it guarantees that you can never represent yourself totally.12

    Born to Believe

  • All the limitative theorems of mathematics and the theory of computation suggest that once the ability to represent your own structure has reached a certain critical point, that is the kiss of death: it guarantees that you can never represent yourself totally.12

    Born to Believe

  • There would result permanent consciousness or non-consciousness, or else limitative restriction to either.

    The Vedanta-Sutras with the Commentary by Ramanuja — Sacred Books of the East, Volume 48

  • Nature, with a negative principle in every particular animal, the latter, or limitative power, constantly acting to individualize, and, as it were,

    Hints towards the formation of a more comprehensive theory of life.

  • For, for the very reason that it is the idea of the necessary unity of all possible aims, it must be for all practical exertions and endeavours the primitive condition and rule -- a rule which, if not constitutive, is at least limitative.

    The Critique of Pure Reason

  • The conception of a noumenon, considered as merely problematical, is, however, not only admissible, but, as a limitative conception of sensibility, absolutely necessary.

    The Critique of Pure Reason

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