time limit

time limit
a time period within which something must be done or completed
Hypernyms: ↑time period, ↑period of time, ↑period
Hyponyms: ↑limitation

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noun, pl ⋯ -its [count]
: an amount of time in which something must be done or completed

My boss gave me a three-hour time limit to finish the job.

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ˈtime limit [time limit time limits] noun
the length of time within which you must do or complete sth

We have to set a time limit for the work.

The work must be completed within a certain time limit.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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