restrictive clause


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Noun1.restrictive clause - a subordinate clause that limits or restricts the meaning of the noun phrase it modifies
dependent clause, subordinate clause - a clause in a complex sentence that cannot stand alone as a complete sentence and that functions within the sentence as a noun or adjective or adverb
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It may seem marvellous that, with the world before her -- kept by no restrictive clause of her condemnation within the limits of the Puritan settlement, so remote and so obscure -- free to return to her birth-place, or to any other European land, and there hide her character and identity under a new exterior, as completely as if emerging into another state of being -- and having also the passes of the dark, inscrutable forest open to her, where the wildness of her nature might assimilate itself with a people whose customs and life were alien from the law that had condemned her -- it may seem marvellous that this woman should still call that place her home, where, and where only, she must needs be the type of shame.
Jajodia further said the launch of 585 e-mandis and linking them with 22,000 APMC mandis, without applying restrictive clause would help farmers as also those companies engaged in agri -processing, FMCG, including organised big retail chains.
Similarly, for future subsidy mechanism, the government has included an unnecessary restrictive clause in the scheme; where the government asks for National Tax Number (NTN) of every fertilizer dealer.
It does seem a particularly restrictive clause and a particularly arbitrary distance but it is important again to note that lots of insurers have these types of exclusions in their policy wording.
For his part, Mr Templeton insisted that Romero had "repudiated" his contract before he left the company and that the restrictive clause could not be enforced against him.
Sports secretary PK Deb said if the ministry finds that the AIFF has the same restrictive clause in its constitution, it may have to face implications similar to AFI.
He is now fighting to have the restrictive clause lifted ( but says it is has cost him a fortune in legal fees.
And, of course, commas help separate out the nonrestrictive clause, while no such commas are used with a restrictive clause.
The company, supplying Europe with one fourth of its gas needs, had reached a compromise with the EU on how to end a restrictive clause in a contract which bars Italian partner ENI from reselling gas to a third country.
Local shareholders firmed up their support for the Claxton Bay company and kept Cemex at bay when they voted against the removal of a restrictive clause in TCL's Articles of Continuance.
The trouble is that no one ever meets a restrictive clause in the everyday world.
Takefu City, which last year abolished a clause barring foreigners from being employed as public servants, recently removed the final restrictive clause, which said city authorities had the power to decide whether or not to appoint non-Japanese nationals, according to the daily.