• IPA: /ˈlɪmɪtɪd/
  1. Simple past tense and past participle of limit


  1. With certain (often specified) limits placed upon it.
    • 1992, Rudolf M[athias] Schuster, The Hepaticae and Anthocerotae of North America: East of the Hundredth Meridian, volume V, New York, N.Y.: Columbia University Press, →ISBN, page vii:
      Secondly, I continue to base my concepts on intensive study of a limited suite of collections, rather than superficial study of every packet that comes to hand.
  2. Of numbers, amounts, data: poor, small, felt to be insufficient.
    I have a limited understanding of quantum physics.
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limited (plural limiteds)

  1. (rail) An express train that only halts at a limited number of stops.

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