1 [U] limiting; being limited 限制; 限定
*resist any limitation of their powers 反对限制他们的权力.
2 [C] condition, fact or circumstance that limits 起限制作用的条件、事或环境; 局限; 限制
*impose limitations on imports, expenditure, reporting 对进口、开销、报道加以限制.
3 [C] lack of ability 能力上的不足; 无能
*He knows his limitations, ie knows what he can and cannot achieve. 他知道自己能力有限.
the act or process of controlling or reducing somethinglimitation to Any limitation to the king's power could be permanent. a nuclear limitation treaty
(3) [C usually plural]
qualities that stop someone or something from being as good or as effective as you wish they could be
= weaknesslimitation of Despite the limitations of the survey, it did suggest some general trends. It's a good little car, but it has its limitations . [U and C]
a rule or condition that stops something from increasing beyond a particular pointlimitation on/upon a limitation on the number of hours children can workput/place/impose limitations The new law imposes limitations on campaign contributions.