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English definition of “restrict”

restrict

verb [T]    /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    /rɪˈstrɪk·tɪd/ adjective Many events are free , so families on restricted budgets can participate . restrictive    /rɪˈstrɪk·tɪv/ adjective She campaigned against restrictive immigration laws . restrictively    /rɪˈstrɪk·tɪv·li/ adverb
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