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re·stric·tive

 (rĭ-strĭk′tĭv)
adj.
1.
a. Of or relating to restriction.
b. Tending or serving to restrict; limiting.
2. Grammar Of, relating to, or being a subordinate clause or phrase that identifies the noun, phrase, or clause it modifies and limits or restricts its meaning, as the clause who live in glass houses in People who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones.

re·stric′tive·ly adv.
re·stric′tive·ness n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.restrictiveness - a grammatical qualification that makes the meaning more specific (`red hat' has a more specific meaning than `hat')
limiting, qualifying, modification - the grammatical relation that exists when a word qualifies the meaning of the phrase
2.restrictiveness - a lack of permissiveness or indulgence and a tendency to confine behavior within certain specified limitsrestrictiveness - a lack of permissiveness or indulgence and a tendency to confine behavior within certain specified limits
disposition, temperament - your usual mood; "he has a happy disposition"
sternness, strictness - uncompromising resolution
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Though India's level of trade restrictiveness under the Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index (47.6) is more than double the Pakistani restrictiveness (22.2), the concealed Pakistan-specific NTBs have been the most constricting.
Hinrich Foundation noted in a report titled Data Revolution published recently that in the 'Digital Trade Restrictiveness Index' developed by the European Centre for International Political Economy, the Philippines has 'significant restrictions in place' with regard to its openness to foreign investment in digital sectors.
"It's kind of what you'd expect, given Utah's political leanings," He noted that some people have started to "compare our regulations to Arizona in their restrictiveness, so this is right about where you'd expect Utah to land."
The senator added the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development's 2018 FDI Regulatory Restrictiveness Index listed the Philippines as one of the most restrictive countries when it comes to FDI rules.
Gatchalian also noted that the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development's 2018 FDI Regulatory Restrictiveness Index listed the Philippines as one of the most restrictive countries when it comes to FDI rules.
Depending on the art program, expect a more relax feel for beginners and intermediate and a bit of restrictiveness on advance and masterclass.
Shipping goods between two ports in the same country is called "cabotage." The World Economic Forum has called the Jones Act the world's most restrictive cabotage law, and the OECD ranks the United States behind only China and Indonesia in the restrictiveness of its maritime-services regulations.
Two recent events all but guarantee that increased politicisation and thus more restrictiveness towards inbound US FDI will be the case from here on out.
The trade restrictiveness index of India, as recorded by the World Bank is quite higher than that of Pakistan, and this is to be considered as a clear answer to the economists of India who try to justify their country's morbid policies.
In 2017, China ranked behind only the Philippines, Saudi Arabia, and Indonesia among the 60-plus countries rated by the OECD according to the restrictiveness of their inward FDI regimes.