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"restrictive" in British English

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restrictiveadjective

uk   us   /rɪˈstrɪk.tɪv/ often disapproving
(Definition of restrictive from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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restrictiveadjective

uk   us   /rɪˈstrɪktɪv/
limiting the freedom of someone or preventing something from ​growing or ​developing: restrictive laws/measures/policies Through ​introducing restrictive ​measures like anti-takeover ​legislation, ​corporateexecutives bolstered their own ​positions.restrictive conditions/effects/rules He ​wants to ​transfer to a ​personalpensionplan, which has less restrictive ​conditions than an ​occupationalplan.restrictive conditions/effects/rules He considers that French ​labourlaws are far too restrictive.
(Definition of restrictive from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “restrictive”
in Chinese (Simplified) 限制性的, 约束性的…
in Turkish kısıtlayıcı, sınırlayıcı, tahdit edici…
in Russian ограничительный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 限制性的, 約束性的…
in Polish ograniczający, restrykcyjny…
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