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Meaning of restriction by Wiktionary Dictionary



    From Anglo-Norman restriction, Middle French restriction, and their source, Late Latin restrictio, from Latin restringere .


    • Rhymes: -ɪkʃən


    restriction ( plural: restrictions )

    1. The act of restricting, or the state of being restricted .
    2. A regulation or limitation that restricts .

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Explanation of restriction by Wordnet Dictionary


    1. an act of limiting or restricting ( as by regulation )

    2. the act of keeping something within specified bounds ( by force if necessary )

    3. the restriction of the infection to a focal area
    4. a principle that limits the extent of something

    5. I am willing to accept certain restrictions on my movements

    Definition of restriction by GCIDE Dictionary


    1. Restriction n. [F. restriction, L. restrictio.]
      1. The act of restricting, or state of being restricted; confinement within limits or bounds.

      This is to have the same restriction with all other recreations,that it be made a divertisement. Giv. of Tonque.

      2. That which restricts; limitation; restraint; as, “restrictions on trade”.