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Illimitation
Illimitation Il*lim`it*a"tion, n. [Pref. il- not + limitation: cf. F. illimitation.] State of being illimitable; want of, or freedom from, limitation. --Bp. Hall.
Nonlimitation
Nonlimitation Non*lim`i*ta"tion, n. Want of limitation; failure to limit.
Statute of limitations
Statute Stat"ute, n. [F. statut, LL. statutum, from L. statutus, p. p. of statuere to set, station, ordain, fr. status position, station, fr. stare, statum, to stand. See Stand, and cf. Constitute, Destitute.] 1. An act of the legislature of a state or country, declaring, commanding, or prohibiting something; a positive law; the written will of the legislature expressed with all the requisite forms of legislation; -- used in distinction fraom common law. See Common law, under Common, a. --Bouvier. Note: Statute is commonly applied to the acts of a legislative body consisting of representatives. In monarchies, legislature laws of the sovereign are called edicts, decrees, ordinances, rescripts, etc. In works on international law and in the Roman law, the term is used as embracing all laws imposed by competent authority. Statutes in this sense are divided into statutes real, statutes personal, and statutes mixed; statutes real applying to immovables; statutes personal to movables; and statutes mixed to both classes of property. 2. An act of a corporation or of its founder, intended as a permanent rule or law; as, the statutes of a university. 3. An assemblage of farming servants (held possibly by statute) for the purpose of being hired; -- called also statute fair. [Eng.] Cf. 3d Mop, 2. --Halliwell. Statute book, a record of laws or legislative acts. --Blackstone. Statute cap, a kind of woolen cap; -- so called because enjoined to be worn by a statute, dated in 1571, in behalf of the trade of cappers. [Obs.] --Halliwell. Statute fair. See Statute, n., 3, above. Statute labor, a definite amount of labor required for the public service in making roads, bridges, etc., as in certain English colonies. Statute merchant (Eng. Law), a bond of record pursuant to the stat. 13 Edw. I., acknowledged in form prescribed, on which, if not paid at the day, an execution might be awarded against the body, lands, and goods of the debtor, and the obligee might hold the lands until out of the rents and profits of them the debt was satisfied; -- called also a pocket judgment. It is now fallen into disuse. --Tomlins. --Bouvier. Statute mile. See under Mile. Statute of limitations (Law), a statute assigned a certain time, after which rights can not be enforced by action. Statute staple, a bond of record acknowledged before the mayor of the staple, by virtue of which the creditor may, on nonpayment, forthwith have execution against the body, lands, and goods of the debtor, as in the statute merchant. It is now disused. --Blackstone. Syn: Act; regulation; edict; decree. See Law.

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- Limitation may refer to: A disclaimer for research done in an experiment or study A Statute of limitations Limitations (novel), a 2006 novel by Scott Turow...
- A statute of limitations is a law p****ed by a legislative body in a common law system to set the maximum time after an event within which legal proceedings...
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- serifs, upper and lower case, contrast, etc.) through understanding the limitations of human vision, typography as often encountered may fail to achieve...
- Creative limitation is the concept of how purposely limiting oneself can actually drive creativity. At a 2013 TED conference, artist Phil Hansen made several...
- Treaty Series on April 16, 1924. Later naval arms limitation conferences sought additional limitations of warship building. The terms of the Washington...
- The Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) were two rounds of bilateral conferences and corresponding international treaties involving the United States...
- United Kingdom is almost unique in the world in that it has no statute of limitations for any criminal offence tried above magistrate level. The key legislation...
- The Limitation Act 1980 (c. 58) is a British Act of Parliament applicable only to England and Wales. It is a statute of limitations which provides timescales...
- Family Limitation is a pamphlet written by American family planning activist, eugenicist, educator, writer, and nurse Margaret Sanger that was published...
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