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restrictive

adjective uk   us   /rɪˈstrɪk.tɪv/ often disapproving
C2 limiting the freedom of someone or preventing something from growing: He is self-employed because he finds working for other people too restrictive. The college is not able to expand because of restrictive planning laws.
Translations of “restrictive”
in Chinese (Traditional) 限制性的, 約束性的…
in Russian ограничительный…
in Turkish kısıtlayıcı, sınırlayıcı, tahdit edici…
in Chinese (Simplified) 限制性的, 约束性的…
in Polish ograniczający, restrykcyjny…
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