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Spanish translation of “restrict”

restrict

verb /rəˈstrikt/
to keep within certain limits
restringir , limitar
I try to restrict myself / my smoking to five cigarettes a day Use of the car-park is restricted to senior staff .
to make less than usual , desirable etc
limitar
He feels this new law will restrict his freedom .
restricted adjective limited ; narrow , small
restringido , limitado
a restricted space .
to which entry has been restricted to certain people
restringido
The battlefield was a restricted zone .
in which certain restrictions (eg a speed limit ) apply
vedado , prohibido ; restringido
a restricted area .
restriction /-ʃən/ noun a rule etc that limits or controls
restricción , limitación
Even in a free democracy a person’s behaviour / behavior must be subject to certain restrictions .
the act of restricting
restricción , limitación
restriction of freedom .
restrictive /-tiv/ adjective restricting or intended to restrict
restrictivo
restrictive measures .
(Definition of restrict from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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