- nounADJECTIVE▪ high, low▪ legal▪ 50-mph, 60-mph, etc.VERB + SPEED LIMIT▪ drive (AmE), keep to, keep within, obey, observe▪ break, exceed▪
Motorists can be fined on the spot for exceeding speed limits.▪ set▪ raise▪ lower, reduce (esp. BrE)PREPOSITION▪ above the speed limit, over the speed limit▪
He was driving over the 60 mph speed limit.▪ below the speed limit, under the speed limit, within the speed limit (esp. BrE)▪
You have to come down that hill in a low gear to keep within the speed limit.
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