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restrict

verb [T] uk   /rɪˈstrɪkt/ us  
C1 to limit the movements or actions of someone, or to limit something and reduce its size or prevent it from increasing: measures to restrict the sale of alcohol The government has restricted freedom of movement into and out of the country. Having small children really restricts your social life.
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