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limit

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Happiness is a matter of one's most ordinary everyday mode of consciousness being busy and lively and unconcerned with self. To be damned is for one's ordinary everyday mode of consciousness to be unremitting agonizing preoccupation with self.
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Verb

Infinitive
to limit

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to limit (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To restrict; not to allow to go beyond a certain bound.
    We need to limit the power of the executive.
    I'm limiting myself to two drinks tonight.
  2. (mathematics, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To have a limit in a particular set.
    The sequence limits on the point a.

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Noun

limit (plural: limits)

  1. A restriction; a bound beyond which one may not go.
    There are several existing limits to executive power.
    Two drinks is my limit tonight.
  2. (mathematics) A value to which a sequence converges.
    The sequence of reciprocals has zero as its limit.
  3. (mathematics) Any of several abstractions of this concept of limit.
    Category theory defines a very general concept of limit.
  4. (poker) Short for fixed limit.
  5. The final, utmost, or furthest point.

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Adjective

limit (not comparable)

Positive
limit

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. (poker) Being a fixed limit game.

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Croatian

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:de language|Template:lang:de]][[Category:hr:Template:lang:de derivations]] Limit.

Noun

limit m. sg.

  1. boundary
  2. boundary that cannot be surpassed

Czech

Pronunciation

Noun

limit m.

  1. limit

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