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speed limitnoun [C]

uk   /ˈspiːd ˌlɪm.ɪt/ us   /ˈspiːd ˌlɪm.ɪt/
the fastest rate at which you are allowed to drive in a particular area: a 50 mph speed limit Slow down - you're breaking the speed limit. Try not to go over the speed limit, Daniel.
(Definition of speed limit from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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speed limitnoun [C]

/ˈspid ˌlɪm·ɪt/
the fastest rate at which vehicles can legally travel on a particular road: They raised the speed limit on the interstate to 65 miles per hour.
(Definition of speed limit from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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