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Pronunciation: / limite /

Translation of limiter in English:

verbe transitif

  • 2 (border) See examples: la clôture qui limite notre propriété
    the enclosure which marks the boundaries of our property
    des champs limités par des haies
    fields bordered by hedges

also: se limiter verbe pronominal

  • 1 (se restreindre) See examples: il ne sait pas se limiter
    he doesn't know when to stop, he doesn't know when he's had enough
    se limiter à deux verres de bière/dix cigarettes par jour
    to limit oneself to two glasses of beer/ten cigarettes a day
    je me limiterai à quelques observations
    I'll only make a few observations
    limitez-vous au sujet
    confine yourself to the subject
  • 2 (se résumer)se limiter à
    to be limited to
    l'histoire ne se limite pas à une suite de dates
    history is not limited to a series of dates
    la vie ne se limite pas au travail
    there's more to life than work

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