Definition of "time-barred"
  1. Refers to a situation where legal action is no longer permissible because a specified period, as defined by law or rule, has passed
How to use "time-barred" in a sentence
  1. Because the claim was time-barred, the court rejected it outright.
  2. One must always consider if a case might be time-barred before proceeding with any legal action.
  3. Due to delay in filing, their lawsuit was deemed time-barred and thus was dismissed.

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