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restriction

noun
 
 
/rɪˈstrɪkʃən/
[C, usually plural] an official limit or control on what people or companies are allowed to do, or on what can happen: impose/place/put restrictions on sth This practice imposes unneccessary restrictions on employment. ease/lift/tighten restrictions on sth Chinese officials called on the U.S. to ease restrictions on exporting high-tech goods to China. advertising/trade restrictions export/import restrictions financial/investment restrictions
[U] the act of putting a limit or control on something: restriction of sth The concentration of retailing could lead to restriction of choice, higher prices, and reduced accessibility.
Translations of “restriction”
in Korean 제한…
in Arabic تَحْديد…
in Portuguese restrição, limitação…
in Catalan restricció…
in Japanese 規制…
in Italian restrizione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 受(尤指官方)限制的,受約束的…
in Russian ограничение…
in Turkish kısıtlama, sınırlama, tahdit…
in Chinese (Simplified) 受(尤指官方)限制的,受约束的…
in Polish ograniczenie…
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