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re·stric·tion

 (rĭ-strĭk′shən)
n.
1. The action of restricting or the state of being restricted: the country's restriction of immigration.
2. Something that restricts; a regulation or limitation: a restriction banning dogs from the beach.

restriction

(rɪˈstrɪkʃən)
n
1. something that restricts; a restrictive measure, law, etc
2. the act of restricting or the state of being restricted
3. (Logic) logic maths a condition that imposes a constraint on the possible values of a variable or on the domain of arguments of a function
4. (Mathematics) logic maths a condition that imposes a constraint on the possible values of a variable or on the domain of arguments of a function

re•stric•tion

(rɪˈstrɪk ʃən)

n.
1. something that restricts.
2. the act of restricting.
3. the state of being restricted.
[1375–1425; < Late Latin restrictiō < Latin restric-, variant s. of restringere (see restrict)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.restriction - a principle that limits the extent of somethingrestriction - a principle that limits the extent of something; "I am willing to accept certain restrictions on my movements"
rule, regulation - a principle or condition that customarily governs behavior; "it was his rule to take a walk before breakfast"; "short haircuts were the regulation"
narrowness - a restriction of range or scope; "the problem with achievement tests is the narrowness they impose on students"; "the attraction of the book is precisely its narrowness of focus"; "frustrated by the narrowness of people's horizons"
quantification - a limitation imposed on the variables of a proposition (as by the quantifiers `some' or `all' or `no')
restraint - a rule or condition that limits freedom; "legal restraints"; "restraints imposed on imports"
2.restriction - an act of limiting or restricting (as by regulation)
regulating, regulation - the act of controlling or directing according to rule; "fiscal regulations are in the hands of politicians"
load-shedding - cutting off the electric current on certain lines when the demand becomes greater than the supply
arms control - a limitation on the size and armament of the armed forces of a country
hold-down - a limitation or constraint; "taxpayers want a hold-down on government spending"
freeze - fixing (of prices or wages etc) at a particular level; "a freeze on hiring"
clampdown - sudden restriction on an activity
3.restriction - the act of keeping something within specified bounds (by force if necessary); "the restriction of the infection to a focal area"
restraint - the act of controlling by restraining someone or something; "the unlawful restraint of trade"
classification - restriction imposed by the government on documents or weapons that are available only to certain authorized people
stipulation, specification - a restriction that is insisted upon as a condition for an agreement
circumscription - the act of circumscribing
constraint - the act of constraining; the threat or use of force to control the thoughts or behavior of others

restriction

noun
2. limitation, limit, handicap, constraint, inhibition the restrictions of urban living

restriction

noun
1. The act of limiting or condition of being limited:
Translations
تَقييد، تَحْديدقَيْد، حَد
omezeníomezovánízákaz
begrænsning
takmörkuntakmörkun; hömlur
omejitev
kısıtlamasınırlama

restriction

[rɪsˈtrɪkʃən] Nrestricción f, limitación f
without restriction as tosin restricción de ...
to place restrictions on the sale of a drugponer limitaciones a la venta de una droga
to place restrictions on sb's libertyrestringir la libertad de algn

restriction

[rɪˈstrɪkʃən] n
(= limitation) [imports, sales, travel, amount, numbers, investment, growth] → restriction f
travel restrictions → restrictions de voyage
restrictions on sth
restrictions on growth → restrictions à la croissance
the lifting of restrictions on growth → la levée des restrictions à la croissance
restrictions on imports → restrictions sur les importations
the imposition of restrictions on weapons sales → l'imposition de restrictions sur les ventes d'armes
The government placed restrictions on sales of weapons → Le gouvernement a imposé des restrictions à la vente d'armes.
the lifting of restrictions on freedom of expression → la levée des restrictions de la liberté d'expression
(= limiting, confining) [freedom, movement] → restriction f

restriction

n (→ etw gen) → Beschränkung f; (of freedom, authority also)Einschränkung f; (on time, number also) → Begrenzung f; to place restrictions on somethingetw beschränken or einschränken; restrictions of spaceräumliche Beschränktheit; without restrictionsuneingeschränkt; speed restriction (Mot) → Geschwindigkeitsbegrenzung for -beschränkung f; price restrictionPreisbeschränkung f

restriction

[rɪˈstrɪkʃn] nlimitazione f, restrizione f
to place restrictions on sth → imporre delle restrizioni su qc
speed restriction (Aut) → limite m di velocità

restrict

(rəˈstrikt) verb
1. to keep within certain limits. I try to restrict myself / my smoking to five cigarettes a day; Use of the car-park is restricted to senior staff.
2. to make less than usual, desirable etc. He feels this new law will restrict his freedom.
reˈstricted adjective
1. limited; narrow, small. a restricted space.
2. to which entry has been restricted to certain people. The battlefield was a restricted zone.
3. in which certain restrictions (eg a speed limit) apply. a restricted area.
reˈstriction (-ʃən) noun
1. a rule etc that limits or controls. Even in a free democracy a person's behaviour must be subject to certain restrictions.
2. the act of restricting. restriction of freedom.
reˈstrictive (-tiv) adjective
restricting or intended to restrict.

restriction

n restricción f, limitación f; intrauterine growth — restricción del crecimiento intrauterino, crecimiento intrauterino retardado; (medical) work — restricción de trabajo (por indicaciones médicas)
References in classic literature ?
Her income was not her own, she said, with such perpetual claims on it; and it was the more unkind in my father, because, otherwise, the money would have been entirely at my mother's disposal, without any restriction whatever.
In noveldom woman still sets the moral standard, and to her the males, who are in full revolt against the acceptance of the infatuation of a pair of lovers as the highest manifestation of the social instinct, and against the restriction of the affections within the narrow circle of blood relationship, and of the political sympathies within frontiers, are to her what she calls heartless brutes.
The foreign slave-trade, now imperfectly suppressed, would be ultimately revived, without restriction, in one section, while fugitive slaves, now only partially surrendered, would not be surrendered at all by the other.
The essential characteristic of the first is said to be, the restriction of its authority to the members in their collective capacities, without reaching to the individuals of whom they are composed.
I believe in you, without restriction, and I think all the good of you that it is possible to think of a human creature.
Malone, I will place no restriction upon your correspondence, since the ventilation of the facts is the object of your journey; but I demand that you shall give no particulars as to your exact destination, and that nothing be actually published until your return.
Here and there a restriction annoyed her particularly, and she would transgress it, and perhaps be sorry that she had done so.
I think for that reason I have grown rather to resent his work and the ridiculous restriction he places upon my freedom because of it.
Also, his love of freedom chafed against the restriction in much the same way his neck chafed against the starched fetter of a collar.
Hunger he had known; and when he could not appease his hunger he had felt restriction.
The duration of the feudal system was co-existent with the restriction of Privilege.
And in this was portrayed the victory of the spirit over the flesh, the indomitability and moral grandeur of the soul that knows no restriction and rises above time and space and matter with a surety and invincibleness born of nothing else than eternity and immortality.