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"restricted" in British English

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restrictedadjective

uk   /rɪˈstrɪk.tɪd/ us   /rɪˈstrɪk.tɪd/
C1 limited, especially by official rules, laws, etc.: Building in this area of town is restricted. Membership is restricted to (= it is only for) chief executive officers. Our view of the stage was restricted (= objects prevented us from seeing the whole stage).
A restricted area is one that you need official permission to enter because the police or the armed forces want to keep it secret, or because it is considered dangerous: Wellington Barracks is a restricted area and anyone who enters should have identification.
A restricted document is one that you need official permission to read because the government wants to keep it secret.
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"restricted" in Business English

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restrictedadjective

uk   /rɪˈstrɪktɪd/ us  
limited in amount or range: Job opportunities are severely restricted at the moment.restricted goods/service/supply Engineering work will also mean restricted services between London and the Midlands.restricted to sb/sth Access to the system is now restricted to authorized staff.
STOCK MARKET, WORKPLACE used to describe shares given to employees or sold to them at a reduced price, which they are then not allowed to sell for a particular period: The Company grants no restricted stock and has no long-term incentive plan. restricted shares/stock/securities
(Definition of restricted from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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