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English definition of “restrict”

restrict

verb [T]     /rɪˈstrɪkt/
C1 to limit the movements or actions of someone, or to limit something and reduce its size or prevent it from increasing : measures to restrict the sale of alcohol The government has restricted freedom of movement into and out of the country . Having small children really restricts your social life .Limiting and restrictingPreventing and impeding
(Definition of restrict verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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