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    #1

    'to limit Sth' or 'delimit Sth'?

    Hi,
    May I know the difference between the two please? (Aprt from the register, would either suggest anything the other wouldn't?)

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    Re: 'to limit Sth' or 'delimit Sth'?

    To delimit is to mark the boundaries. To limit is to require something to stay within the boundaries.

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