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limited

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlimitedlim‧it‧ed /ˈlɪmɪtɪd/ ●●● W2 adjective 🔊 🔊 1 LIMITnot very great in amount, number, ability etclimited number/amount/time etc 🔊 There are only a limited number of tickets available. 🔊 My knowledge of the business is limited. 🔊 The organization has very limited resources. 🔊 So far, the education reforms have had only limited success.(be of) limited use/value 🔊 Unfortunately, the drug is of limited value in treating cancer.2 Limited
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limitedOpen space for new businesses is limited.We only have a limited amount of time in which to finish the work.It's sometimes limited if the winds are strong and we have only a few experienced sailors on holiday.Police departments enjoy a limited immunity from lawsuits.a person of limited intelligenceThe added stability that this imparts to the crystallite far outweighs the limited loss of energy caused by chain flexing.Car Rental is available on either a limited or unlimited mileage basis.The choice may be quite temporary and for limited purposes - using contingent loyalties as strategies for action.We will produce limited resources: a major popular book, a short report and some support material.Members battle for limited resources, status, rewards, professional values etc.Call now - this offer is good for a limited time only.The class is limited to 20 students.Take the number 38 limited to downtown.limited number/amount/time etcEach such coherent structure is identifiable for only a limited time.The effort has been constrained by the limited number and type of male contraceptives.There are a limited number of appointments available; please book early.Friday, December 29,1995 Closedend funds sell a limited number of shares and invest the proceeds in securities.There was a twinning arrangement with a local employer which involved one member of staff and a limited number of students.Terrell and I knew we would touch the ball a limited number of times.
LimitedLimited (written abbreviation Ltd)BBC used after the name of British business companies that have limited liability limitedFrom Longman Business DictionaryLimitedLim‧i‧ted /ˈlɪmɪtɪd/ adjective written abbreviation LtdCOMMERCE used after the name of a company to show that it is a LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANYPerkins Slade Limited, a highly regarded insurance broking business
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