Definition of 'limited'
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Example sentences containing 'limited'
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The future of our healthcare system depends upon better use of limited resources. Times, Sunday Times (2017)All prices are extremely limited and may be withdrawn without any notice. The Sun (2016)He set about transforming the company via a limited management buyout. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Another advantage of trading through a company is limited liability status. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Go for special and limited editions, as well as exotic skins. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The German chains keep prices down by buying limited ranges of goods in huge bulk. The Sun (2017)But hurry, these amazing deals are only available for a limited time only. The Sun (2016)The company also has the option of raising a limited amount of funds by selling its assets in Pakistan. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The operations we've been conducting have been effective to an extent, but limited. The Sun (2016)The local shops may only have a limited selection of food. Coping with Angina (1990)The issue is how limited resources are best deployed to reach our social and economic goals. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They may argue limited resources or that they have to prioritise crimes. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The second option is to sell the business to a limited company. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The small producers make very limited numbers of watches a year. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This was the first time that the providers of capital were offered limited liability for debts. Times, Sunday Times (2012)So look out for new limited editions. The Sun (2013)Why would you spend such a limited amount of time at your place of work? The Sun (2009)To a limited extent his ousting may have been a generational issue. Times, Sunday Times (2006)New churches normally rent facilities for a limited period of time. Christianity Today (2000)The most able are also eligible for a limited range of scholarships. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Only a limited selection is on display. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The main issue will be transferring the properties from you into a limited company. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The high price and limited number of tickets should ensure it retains intimacy. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They all rest on a shared legal code and limited liability underpinned by public law. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Only to a limited extent and indirectly. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It could only be followed for a limited period of time. The Vitality Diet (1990)It is thought he may front a limited run of the show before being given the gig full time. The Sun (2014)The core of the trial had to be held in camera but certain limited parts could be conducted in open court. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Tell him you're only willing to go along with this for a limited period of time. The Sun (2013)Only the challengers do, and in certain very limited ways. Times, Sunday Times (2008)These limited edition CDs feature the original vinyl artwork. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Why for a limited period? The Sun (2012)
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Translations for 'limited'
British English: limited ADJECTIVE
Something that is limited is not very great in amount, range, or degree.
They may only have a limited amount of time to get their points across.
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