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statute of limitations

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A legal restriction, as by law or court decision, on the time that is allowed to elapse between the arising of a legal claim and the filing of a suit based on such legal claim.

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  • noun law Any law that sets a time limit, after which a person may not be tried for a crime, or after which some other legal action may not take place.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a statute prescribing the time period during which legal action can be taken

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