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adjective limited pronunciation in British English /ˈlɪmɪtɪd/
  1. 1
    not allowed to go above a particular number, amount, or level

    Building in the National Park area is strictly limited.

    We offer a limited number of free places on the course.

    The promotional pack will be on sale for a limited period only.

    1. a.
      not very good, or not very great in amount

      It's cheap, but the choice is a rather limited.

      a limited grasp of economics

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