1 adj Something that is limited is not very great in amount, range, or degree.
usu ADJ n
They may only have a limited amount of time to get their points across...
2 adj A limited company is one whose owners are legally responsible for only a part of any money that it may owe if it goes bankrupt. (mainly BRIT, BUSINESS) ADJ n, n ADJ They had plans to turn the club into a limited company..., He is the founder of International Sports Management Limited. in AM, use incorporated
limited edition ( limited editions plural ) A limited edition is a work of art, such as a book which is only produced in very small numbers, so that each one will be valuable in the future. n-count
public limited company ( public limited companies plural ) A public limited company is the same as a public company. The abbreviation plc is used after such companies' names. (BUSINESS) n-count
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