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Princeton's WordNet

  1. off-limits, out-of-bounds(p)(adj)

    barred to a designated group

    "that area is off-limits"


  1. off-limits(Adjective)

    Not to be entered or used; restricted.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of off-limits in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of off-limits in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Shiv Vishvanathan:

    Religious communities, ethnic groups, historical figures are all off-limits.

  2. Erik Milito:

    This is a once-in-a-generation opportunity, stuck, off limits to future generations as it waits for forward-looking energy policy.

  3. Katharine Bonner:

    Once people get a glimpse of Cuba, they always want to see more, americans are very curious about a country that is 90 miles off our coast but has been off limits for so long.

  4. George Herbert Walker Bush:

    The notion of political correctness . declares certain topics. certain expressions . even certain gestures off-limits. What began as a crusade for civility has soured into a cause of conflict and even censorship.

  5. Janet Kennedy:

    Sometimes only one parent ends up taking care of the child's needs, and that can build resentment, or one partner is fine with the child coming into their bed for the rest of the night, while the other parent wants the bedroom off-limits.

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