Limited. Used in the UK and many former British colonies, as well as in other countries such as Japan. Indicates that a company is incorporated and that the owners have limited liability. This can also be used in the United States, and has the same meaning as Inc. Company Extensions and Security Identifiers

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Ltd. UK US also UK Ltd) adjective
LAW WRITTEN ABBREVIATION for Limited: used after the name of a company to show that it is a limited company (= a company whose owners only have to pay part of its debts if it fails): »

Smith and Jones Ltd

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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