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“speed limit” in British English

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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:

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)

“speed limit” in American English

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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)