noun

often restrictions
  • 1A limiting condition or measure, especially a legal one.

    ‘planning restrictions on commercial development’
    • ‘One feature that is absent from current regulation is any general restriction on campaign expenditure.’
    • ‘Often the speed restrictions in rural villages extend out into the countryside.’
    • Jersey Charles Ducks Stitched Limited Dark 6 College Nelson ‘Aren't free markets supposed to need a free flow of capital and labour, and not restrictions of labour mobility?’
    • ‘Prices are not guaranteed, but imports are constrained by levies and restrictions.’
    • ‘Are restrictions imposed on foreign nationals opening a bank account?’
    • ‘To make matters worse, fuel shortages put restrictions on how far people could travel.’
    • ‘Before you apply for any new savings account, check the terms and conditions for any catches or restrictions.’
    • ‘In rural areas, women must contend with cultural and legal restrictions on health care.’
    • ‘Then in the 1970's travel restrictions were eased and she was able to come to the United States.’
    • ‘He examines how campaigns work and what restrictions are placed on them by legislation and public opinion.’
    • ‘It would be more difficult to introduce the restrictions later, having first learned the game without them.’
    • ‘There are no legal restrictions on who can marry except for marriages between close relatives.’
    • Jersey Charles Ducks Stitched Limited Dark 6 College Nelson ‘The movement's main thrust, however, was to seek legislative restriction of the liquor traffic.’
    • ‘This restriction is not law, there is no regulation maintaining secrecy of the discussions in the room.’
    • ‘A recent form of regulatory water-use restriction is the imposition of specific water-use technologies in building codes.’
    • ‘No aquatic herbicide is currently approved for submerged weed control that does not place some restriction on the use of the treated water.’
    • ‘Legal restrictions on who could buy a book, visit a museum, hear a concert were gradually lifted.’
    • ‘There are ten of us, and we are the ones that look over every new law and restriction that the government proposes.’
    • Jersey Charles Ducks Stitched Limited Dark 6 College Nelson Jersey Charles Ducks Stitched Limited Dark 6 College Nelson ‘There were significant restrictions on the freedom of individuals to question or reject church doctrine.’
    • ‘It also means that you can now apply for credit without the restrictions a bankruptcy order imposes.’
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    reduction , limitation, diminution, curtailment, cutback, cut, scaling down
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    1. 1.1mass noun The limitation or control of someone or something, or the state of being restricted.
      ‘the restriction of local government power’
      • ‘Agreements which have as their object or effect the prevention, restriction or distortion of competition within the common market are prohibited.’
      • ‘This process of simplification and hybridization involves reduction of linguistic resources and restriction of use to such limited functions as trade.’
      • ‘Where the risk is assessed as not high, quarantine restriction will apply for 21 days with regular veterinary visits undertaken.’
      • ‘The question then is whether these three potential markers for ageing linked to calorie restriction also apply to humans.’
      limitation , limit, constraint, control, check, curb
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Origin

Late Middle English from Old French, or from Latin restrictio(n-), from restringere ‘bind fast, confine’ (see restrict).

Pronunciation

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/rɪˈstrɪkʃ(ə)n/
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