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01. Please [limit] the time you spend on the computer to 30 minutes so that other students can use it.
02. There is almost no [limitation] on the number of hours you can spend on the computers in the computer lab.
03. His inability to speak French has [limited] his advancement in the federal public service.
04. We get [unlimited] access to the Internet for just $20 a month.
05. The [limit] to the amount of alcohol you can drink, and still drive legally differs for people of different weights.
06. The speed [limit] around schools and parks is generally 30 km/h.
07. They have ice cream on for half price, but there is a [limit] of four quarts per customer per day.
08. Inadequate leisure time can be seen as a [limiting] factor that prevents innovation and experimentation.
09. Someone once said that genius has [limits], but stupidity does not.
10. The greed of some people, such as rich movie stars who do advertising to get even more money, seems to be almost [limitless].
11. Rose Elizabeth Bird once said that it's always the minorities, who aren't a part of the mainstream, who define what the [limits] of the majority are going to be.
12. There is a Spanish proverb which states, "[Limit] your desires, and you will improve your health."
13. Millions of meteorites fall against the outer [limits] of the atmosphere every day, and are burned up.
14. Radiation at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant was 16,000 times the safe [limit] when it was finally closed down.
15. Strict [limitations] on car ownership have been imposed in Hong Kong due to its small size, and large population.
16. Someone once joked that no matter how [limited] your vocabulary is, it's big enough to let you say something you'll later regret.
17. The United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights states that men and women of full age, without any [limitation] due to race, nationality or religion, have the right to marry and to found a family.
18. We cannot attend to every stimulus in the environment for the simple reason that our nervous system has [limited] resources.
19. Until recently, mankind seemed to believe that the capacity for growth on this planet was [unlimited].
20. Our ability to change and alter this planet's natural environment is largely [limited] to surface processes.

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