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English definition of “restricted”

restricted

adjective     /rɪˈstrɪk.tɪd/
C1 limited , especially by official rules , laws , etc.: Building in this area of town is restricted. Membership is restricted to (= it is only for) chief executive officers . Our view of the stage was restricted (= objects prevented us from seeing the whole stage ).Range and limits describes an area that you need official permission to enter because the police or the armed forces want to keep it secret , or because it is considered dangerous : Wellington Barracks is a restricted area and anyone who enters should have identification .Forbidding and banning things describes a document that you need official permission to read because the government wants to keep it secret Official documents
(Definition of restricted adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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