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restriction

noun [C/U]  us   /rɪˈstrɪk·ʃən/
something that limits someone's actions or movement, or limits the amount, size, etc., of something: [C] You can get a discount fare, but some restrictions (= rules about limits) apply.
Translations of “restriction”
in Korean 제한…
in Arabic تَحْديد…
in Portuguese restrição, limitação…
in Catalan restricció…
in Japanese 規制…
in Italian restrizione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 受(尤指官方)限制的,受約束的…
in Russian ограничение…
in Turkish kısıtlama, sınırlama, tahdit…
in Chinese (Simplified) 受(尤指官方)限制的,受约束的…
in Polish ograniczenie…
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