Translation of "restrict" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

See all translations

restrictverb [ T ]

uk /rɪˈstrɪkt/ us /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 限制酒类销售的措施
The government has restricted freedom of movement into and out of the country. 政府已经限制出入境自由了。
Having small children really restricts your social life. 家里有很小的孩子确实会妨碍你的社交生活。

More examples

  • The government passed a law to restrict the sale of guns.
  • The new guidelines have restricted opportunities for development on the edge of the city.
  • Attempts to restrict parking in the city centre have further aggravated the problem of traffic congestion.
  • These laws will restrict our ancient rights and liberties.
  • This lever restricts the movement of the wheel.

Phrasal verb(s)

(Translation of “restrict” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)