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Portuguese translation of restrict


verb   /rɪˈstrɪkt/
to limit something
limitar, restringir
They’ve brought in new laws to restrict the sale of cigarettes . I restrict myself to two glasses of wine most evenings .
(Definition of restrict verb from the Cambridge English-Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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