Limited
Limited Lim"it*ed (l[i^]m"[i^]t*[e^]d), a. Confined within limits; narrow; circumscribed; restricted; as, our views of nature are very limited. [1913 Webster]

{Limited company}, a company in which the liability of each shareholder is limited by the number of shares he has taken, so that he can not be called on to contribute beyond the amount of his shares. [Eng.] --Mozley & W. [1913 Webster]


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  • Limited — Lim‧i‧ted [ˈlɪmtd] adjective written abbreviation Ltd COMMERCE used after the name of a company to show that it is a limited liability company: • Perkins Slade Limited, a highly regarded insurance broking business * * * limited …   Financial and business terms

  • limited — I adjective angustus, bounded, brevis, checked, circumscribed, circumscriptive, confined, confining, constricted, controlled, cramped, curbed, definite, enclosed, fixed, hampered, impeded, insular, narrow, parvus, prescribed, restrained,… …   Law dictionary

  • Limited — can refer to:* A private company limited by shares, a specific kind of limited company in Commonwealth of Nations commercial law; often used as a suffix ( Mycompany, Limited or Mycompany, Ltd. ); formerly used for all limited companies. * A… …   Wikipedia

  • limited — 1550s, pp. adjective from LIMIT (Cf. 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 …   Etymology dictionary

  • limited — [lim′it id] adj. 1. a) confined within bounds; restricted b) circumscribed or narrow in scope or extent c) brief; very short [a limited time ] ☆ 2. accommodating a restricted number of passengers, making fewer stops than on the regular runs, and… …   English World dictionary

  • limited — ► ADJECTIVE 1) restricted in size, amount, or extent. 2) not great in ability. 3) (of a monarchy or government) exercised under limitations of power prescribed by a constitution. 4) (Limited) Brit. denoting a limited company …   English terms dictionary

  • limited — [adj1] restricted, definite bound, bounded, checked, circumscribed, confined, constrained, controlled, curbed, defined, delimited, determinate, finite, fixed, hampered, hemmed in, local, modified, narrow, particular, precise, qualified, reserved …   New thesaurus

  • Limited — ist eine Bezeichnung für eine Kapitalgesellschaft in vielen Ländern, die zum Commonwealth oder ehemaligen englischen Kolonien gehören, und steht für: Aktiengesellschaft (Irland) Aktiengesellschaft (Namibia) Aktiengesellschaft (Südafrika)… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • limited — limited. См. К хромосомы. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Limited — (engl., spr. limmĭtĕd, abgekürzt Lim., Ltd. oder Ld.), beschränkt, Zusatz zu einer Handelsfirma, deren Teilhaber nur mit einem Gesellschaftsanteil oder darüber hinaus mit einer bestimmten Summe haften, im Gegensatz zu »unlimited«. L. liability,… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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