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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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