speed limit

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speed limit (plural speed limits)

  1. The maximum speed permitted by law for vehicles on the road.
    • 1979, AC/DC, Highway to Hell
      No stop signs, speed limit
      Nobody's gonna slow me down
    John is a careful driver. He never exceeds the speed limit.
    Speed limits in the United States are set by each state or territory.

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