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English definition of “limited”

limited

adjective
 
 
/ˈlɪmɪtɪd/
kept within a particular size or amount: We have a limited budget so it forces us to be imaginative with advertising.a limited number/amount A limited number of tickets will be on sale from tomorrow.limited to sth The other driver's policy was limited to $50,000.
small in amount, number, or degree: To a limited extent, we control the market because we are the most respected brand. There is a limited availability of reinsurance cover for pollution cleanup. We are doing what we can with limited resources. The selection of jobs on offer is fairly limited.
written abbreviation ( Ltd.) LAW used in the name of a limited company: Honda Motor Company Limited is a client.
→ See also unlimited
(Definition of limited from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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