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restrictive; limiting
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(ˈlɪm ɪˌteɪ tɪv)

limiting; restrictive.
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Though the indirect argument that I give for M turns an the fact that it avoids most of the classical limitative theorems, the Lowenheim-Skolem theorem is not one of these.
By virtue of Godel's limitative results, a syntax language must be mathematically stronger than the object language.
Not content with that, Meletus adds to [GREEK TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] the limitative and emphatic particle [GREEK TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII].
Les partisans de l'existence de la servitude personnelle comptent notamment Madeleine Cantin Cumyn, << De l'existence et du regime juridique des droits reels de jouissance innommes : essai sur l'enumeration limitative des droits reels>> (1986) 46:1 R du B 3 aux pp 17-18, 21-23, 47 [Cantin Cumyn, << Existence >>]; Camille Charron, << Ce droit reel meconnu : la servitude personnelle >> (1982) 42:3 R du B 446; Lamontagne, Biens et propriete, supra note 112 aux pp 406-09.
In this context, the same article of Law no 506/2004 establishes as a principle the rule of consent anytime the personal data or traffic data are subject of a processing operation, while the exemptions are expressly given in a very limitative register.
[beaucoup moins que]La liste n'est pas limitative et change chaque annee selon les programmateurs et associations locales.
The NCC limits the fiduciaries to two categories (the enumeration of the NCC is limitative, in conclusion no other person or institution may become fiduciary): credit institutions, investment companies, financial investment services companies, insurance and reinsurance companies; lawyers and public notaries.
Drought is considered to be the most important non-living limitative element of growth and yield in plants [9].
It would therefore be limitative to define La Storia as an example of fiction as it encapsulates biographical elements of the author herself.
the transmission of a force of potential that cannot but be felt, simultaneously doubling, enabling, and ultimately counteracting the limitative selections of apparatuses of actualization and implantation" (Massumi, 2002, page 43).
Elle met en garde contre l'adoption d'une definition trop limitative du concept de culture : <<Social or cultural contexts are not capable of being reduced to checklists of sets of practices, beliefs or meanings.