WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
statute of limitations, [Law.]
  1. a statute defining the period within which legal action may be taken.
  • 1760–70


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

statute of limitations n
  1. a legislative enactment prescribing the period of time within which proceedings must be instituted to enforce a right or bring an action at law



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