Meaning of LIMITED in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈli-mə-təd ]


Date: 1597


a. : confined within limits : restricted

limited success

b. of a train : offering faster service especially by making a limited number of stops

2. : characterized by enforceable limitations prescribed (as by a constitution) upon the scope or exercise of powers

a limited monarchy

3. : lacking breadth and originality

a bit limited ; a bit thick in the head — Virginia Woolf

• lim·it·ed·ly adverb

• lim·it·ed·ness noun

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.