As nouns the difference between circumscription and limitation
is that circumscription
is the act of circumscribing or the quality of being circumscribed while limitation
is the act of limiting or the state of being limited.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
the act of circumscribing or the quality of being circumscribed
anything that circumscribes or a circumscribed area
(taxonomy) the definition of what does and does not belong to a given taxon, from a particular taxonomic viewpoint or taxonomic system.
An electoral district; used often in texts treating electoral systems in Romance countries.
- The circumscription in the APG system of the family'' Malvaceae ''includes the former families Bombacaceae, Sterculiaceae and Tiliaceae.
The act of limiting or the state of being limited.
A restriction; a boundary, real or metaphorical, caused by some thing or some circumstance.
- Getting into his wheelchair after his amputation it felt like a limitation you could roll in.
An imperfection or shortcoming which limits somethings use or value.
A time period after which some legal action may no longer be brought.
- He understood the exam material but his fear was a limitation he could not overcome.
- ''The lawyer obtained impunity by dragging his obviously guilty client's case beyond the 10 years limitation
* statute of limitation