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speed limit

noun
1.
the maximum speed at which a vehicle is legally permitted to travel, as within a specific area, on a certain road, or under given conditions.
Origin of speed limit
1890-1895
First recorded in 1890-95
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speed limit

noun
1.
the maximum permitted speed at which a vehicle may travel on certain roads
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