Definition of speed limit in English:

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speed limit

Pronunciation: /ˈspēd ˌlimit/


The maximum speed at which a vehicle may legally travel on a particular stretch of road.
Example sentences
  • Ms. Jones testified that she was traveling just below the speed limit of 80 kilometres per hour.
  • There was a lot of local outrage when the speed limit on suburban roads in Perth was dropped to 50 kph.
  • It's a bit like being sold a Ferrari when everyone knows the speed limit is 40 mph.

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Syllabification: speed lim·it

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