[lim-i-tid] /ˈlɪm ɪ tɪd/
confined within limits; restricted or circumscribed:
a limited space; limited resources.
Government. restricted with reference to governing powers by limitations prescribed in laws and in a constitution, as in limited monarchy; limited government.
characterized by an inability to think imaginatively or independently; lacking originality or scope; narrow:
a rather limited intelligence.
(of railroad trains, buses, etc.) making only a limited number of stops en route.
a limited train, bus, etc.
having a limit; restricted; confined
without fullness or scope; narrow
(of governing powers, sovereignty, etc) restricted or checked, by or as if by a constitution, laws, or an assembly: limited government
(US & Canadian) (of a train) stopping only at certain stations and having only a set number of cars for passengers
(mainly Brit) (of a business enterprise) owned by shareholders whose liability for the enterprise’s debts is restricted
(US & Canadian) a limited train, bus, etc
1550s, past participle adjective from limit (v.); as a stand-alone for limited express train, by 1883. Limited edition is from 1920; limited monarchy from 1640s; limited war is from 1948. In British company names, Limited (abbrev. Ltd.), 1855, is short for limited liability company, one in which the liability of partners is limited, usually to the amount of their capital investment.
noun 1. . noun, Stock Market. 1. an order to buy or sell a specified amount of a security at a specific price.
noun 1. . noun 1. a business partner who has no management authority and no personal liability
noun 1. a partnership formed by at least one general partner and at least one special partner.
- Limited-payment life insurance
[lim-i-tid-pey-muh nt] /ˈlɪm ɪ tɪdˈpeɪ mənt/ noun 1. a form of life insurance for which premiums are paid for a designated number of years.