speed limit


noun

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

First recorded in 1890–95
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speed limit

noun

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