Significado de “restrict” - en el Diccionario Inglés

restrict en inglés británico

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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
The government has restricted freedom of movement into and out of the country.
Having small children really restricts your social life.

Más ejemplos

  • 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.

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(Definición de restrict del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

restrict en inglés americano

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restrictverb [ T ]

us /rɪˈstrɪkt/

to limit someone's actions or movement, or to limit the amount, size, etc., of something:

The government has so sharply restricted his fishing that he can barely pay his crew.
The state legislature voted to restrict development in the area.
restricted
adjective us /rɪˈstrɪk·tɪd/

Many events are free, so families on restricted budgets can participate.
restrictive
adjective us /rɪˈstrɪk·tɪv/

She campaigned against restrictive immigration laws.
restrictively
adverb us /rɪˈstrɪk·tɪv·li/

(Definición de restrict del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

restrict en inglés de negocios

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restrictverb [ T ]

uk /rɪˈstrɪkt/ us

to limit something, reduce its size, or prevent it from increasing:

If they want to restrict access to their pages, privacy controls are available.
restrict the sale/supply/use of sth Georgia is one of 22 states that restrict the sale of raw milk for human consumption.
Other recommendations included restricting the number of retail outlets that can sell tobacco.
restrict sth to sb/sth They restrict these payments to employees who have been with the firm for more than a year.
restrict the right of sb to do sth The Government has recently restricted the right of council tenants to buy their own homes.

to limit someone's actions or movements:

We are restricted from producing more than a certain quantity of air emissions, water effluent, or solid waste.
restrict sb to sth Consumers with successful suits would be restricted to $1.5 million in damages.

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(Definición de restrict del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)