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"limited" in British English

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limitedadjective

uk   /ˈlɪm.ɪ.tɪd/  us   /ˈlɪm.ɪ.t̬ɪd/
B1 small in ​amount or ​number: a limited ​choice limited ​resources
B2 kept within a ​particularsize, ​range, ​time, etc.: Places on the ​bus are limited to 50 - so ​book early! The ​problem of ​stress is ​certainly not limited topeople who ​work (= it ​exists for ​others too).
(written abbreviation Ltd) used in the ​name of a limited ​company

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(Definition of limited from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"limited" in American English

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limitedadjective

 us   /ˈlɪm·ɪ·t̬ɪd/
Limited also ​meanskept within a ​particularsize, ​range, ​time, or ​group: The ​advancedcourse is limited to those who have already taken the ​introductorycourse.
(Definition of limited from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"limited" in Business English

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limitedadjective

uk   us   /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.
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(Definition of limited from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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