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speed limit

noun

Simple Definition of speed limit

  • : the highest speed at which you are allowed to drive on a particular road

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of speed limit

  1. :  the maximum or minimum speed permitted by law in a given area under specified circumstances

Examples of speed limit in a sentence

  1. The speed limit here is 55 mph.

  2. She got a ticket for breaking the speed limit.



1902

First Known Use of speed limit

1902


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