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restriction

re·stric·tion

restriction

 
pronunciation:
rih strIk shn
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Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition 1: something that limits, confines, or restricts.
Their parents were stern and rigid, and the children had many restrictions.The government is placing new restrictions on immigration.
 
synonyms:
check, condition, constraint, limit, proviso, regulation, restraint
antonyms:
freedom
similar words:
bound, curb, embargo, limitation, qualification
definition 2: the act of restricting or condition of being restricted.
The restriction of imports will take place next month.He regretted his marriage and saw it as nothing but restriction.
synonyms:
control, limitation, restraint
similar words:
confinement, qualification
Word Parts
The word restriction contains the following part:
strict, string, strain Latin root that means bind, tighten