lim´it|ed|ly

lim|it|ed «LIHM uh tihd», adjective, noun.
–adj.
1. a) kept within limits; restricted: »

a limited space, a limited number of seats, limited resources.

SYNONYM(S): circumscribed, confined. b) Figurative. lacking understanding or imagination: »

He is quite limited and able to do only the most routine jobs.

2. traveling fast and making only a few stops: »

This limited train has only sleeping cars, and makes very few stops.

3. with legal responsibility only to a limited or restricted extent, usually the nominal stock or shares insofar as it is not yet paid up: »

a limited liability.

Abbr: Ltd.
4. English Law. assigned by a conveyance or settlement: »

property limited to a person for life.

–n.
a train or bus that travels fast and makes only a few stops: »

The Twentieth Century Limited.

lim´it|ed|ly, adverb.
lim´it|ed|ness, noun.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • lim — lȉm m <N mn lìmovi, G lìmōvā> DEFINICIJA tanka ploča kovine [čelični lim; pocinčani lim; valoviti lim] ETIMOLOGIJA srvnjem. līm …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • lim|y — lim|y1 «LY ma>eh», adjective, lim|i|er, lim|i|est. 1. of or containing lime; resembling lime. 2. smeared with birdlime. Also, limey …   Useful english dictionary

  • lim — 〈Math.; Abk. für lat.〉 Limes * * * lim = Limes. * * * LIM,   EMS. * * * lim = ↑Limes (2) …   Universal-Lexikon

  • lim|it|ed — «LIHM uh tihd», adjective, noun. –adj. 1. a) kept within limits; restricted: »a limited space, a limited number of seats, limited resources. SYNONYM(S): circumscribed, confined. b) Figurative. lacking understanding or imagination: »He is quite… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lim — (l[i^]m), n. [See {Limb}.] A limb. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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