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    limit vs limitation

    Both of those words can be used as a noun and I have seen cased where they can be used in place of one another. Is there any real different between them? If there is, when should I use which?

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    Re: limit vs limitation

    Quote Originally Posted by vkhu View Post
    Both of those words can be used as a noun and I have seen cased where they can be used in place of one another. Is there any real different between them? If there is, when should I use which?
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    Limit means boundary.

    Limitation means restriction or inability.


    Sample Usage

    Limit
    1. This is the limit of his land.
    2. There was no limit to her ambition.
    3. We must put a limit on our spending.
    4. We must limit the amount of time we spend on this work.

    Limitation
    1. His limitations are many.
    2. We all have our limitations.
    3. It is a good plan but it has serious limitations.

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    Re: limit vs limitation

    Quote Originally Posted by vkhu View Post
    Both of those words can be used as a noun and I have seen cased where they can be used in place of one another. Is there any real different between them? If there is, when should I use which?
    Can you give a sentence where they mean the same, eg. one of the ones you've heard?

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