- responsible for the debts of a company only to a specified amount proportionate to the percentage of stock held.
- (of a business firm) owned by stockholders, each having a restricted liability for the company's debts.
- (usually initial capital letter) incorporated; Inc. Abbreviation: Ltd.
OTHER WORDS FROM limitedlim·it·ed·ly, adverblim·it·ed·ness, noun
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People will be allowed to leave their homes only for work, to shop for essential supplies, for care or caregiving, and for limited exercise, and schools will be closed to in-person learning Monday through Wednesday.Novak Djokovic’s five-set battle at Australian Open started with fans and ended without them|Matt Bonesteel|February 12, 2021|Washington Post
The limited vaccine supply provokes even more anxiety because people are trying to get their hands on a very rare commodity.Don’t hate the vaccine tourists, hate the vaccine game|Jen Kirby|February 12, 2021|Vox
It was always on our radar that we had an opportunity to help people connect, because physical contact was so limited.
The company also hopes the limited reopening of California Adventure in March could provide a boost.Disney took in nearly $5 billion less in revenue over the pandemic-riddled holidays|Steven Zeitchik|February 11, 2021|Washington Post
Because the lyrics feature is only a test, you may not see it yourself in the Spotify app, due to its limited availability.Spotify confirms it’s (finally) testing a lyrics feature in the U.S.|Sarah Perez|February 9, 2021|TechCrunch
But those weapons are of limited utility, especially during close-in fights.New U.S. Stealth Jet Can’t Fire Its Gun Until 2019|Dave Majumdar|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In addition, foreign films were limited by a system of licensure to a third of the number of domestic films.Propaganda, Protest, and Poisonous Vipers: The Cinema War in Korea|Rich Goldstein|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When they invade new territory, populations are low, and the queen has limited mate options.Mongooses, Meerkats, and Ants, Oh My! Why Some Animals Keep Mating All in the Family|Helen Thompson|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And, of course, it recommends keeping screen time limited, so as not to supplant other, real-world play and exploration.Yes, Your Toddler Can Watch TV: The New Rules for Screen Time|Russell Saunders|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As with much of this investigation our information is somewhat limited.
We see the whole land, even if but at a distance, instead of being limited merely to the spot where our foot treads.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
It is ordinarily considered that the range of the speaking voice is very limited as compared with the singer's range.
And could it not be extended from its present limited range until it reached practically the whole adolescent community?The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
Though the average speaker is generally limited by one type of voice, which he varies somewhat, it is not often disguised.
Will this position be permanent or will its duration be limited practically to the period of the war?Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips