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adjective     limited pronunciation in British English
  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

  2. 2
    business British used after the name of a company to show that it is a limited company


a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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