- 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.
Origin of limited
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Historical Examples of limitedness
In this knowledge certainly there is no limitedness, and in this subordination no slavery.Lux Mundi
Properly criticism says: You must liberate your ego from all limitedness so entirely that it becomes a human ego.The Ego and His Own
His poetry is religious without the weakness, or at any rate the limitedness, which mars so much religious verse.The Age of Tennyson
1550s, past participle adjective from limit (v.); as a stand-alone for limited express train, by 1883. Limited edition is from 1920; limited monarchy from 1640s; limited war is from 1948. In British company names, Limited (abbrev. Ltd.), 1855, is short for limited liability company, one in which the liability of partners is limited, usually to the amount of their capital investment.