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に限らず [にかぎらず] (nikagirazu)
    Meaning: not just, limited to
    Example: not only women, but also men...
    JLPT Level: 2
    Category: grammar
    Author: dc

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*に限り means 'limited to' (examples #6314 and #6315) whereas に限らず means 'not limited to; but also' (example #6316).

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ex #610   母親に限らず父親も育児をする時代になった。 
It has reached the era where not only mothers, but also fathers are raising the children.  
ex #3778   ここ数年、コンピューターは仕事に限らず広く利用されるようになりました。  
Recently, the increasing diversity of computer use has extended far beyond the realms of the office.  
ex #5811   デズニーランドは子供に限らず大人にも人気がある。 
Disneyland is popular not only with children but also with adults.  
ex #6314   女性に限り、クラブの入場料は半額です。  
The club's admission fee is half-price for women only.  
ex #6315   ビザを持っている人に限り入国することができます。  
Only people who have a visa can enter the country.  
ex #6316   原子力発電所の周辺住民に限らず遠くの住民も原子力発電の反対運動に参加した。 
Not only citizens living in the vicinity a nuclear power facility, but also those who live far away participated in a protest movement against nuclear power.  
ex #8570   もう3時間ぐらいこの姿勢で座っているのは退屈に限らず、足も痺れた。 
almost 3 hours sitting in a position like this, not just tired, the legs was tingling.  

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dc限り (かぎり) = limited, so 限らず ~ not limited  

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