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Adjective: restricted  ri'strik-tid
  1. Subject to restriction or subjected to restriction
    "of restricted importance"
     
  2. (grammar) restricted in meaning; (as e.g. 'man' in 'a tall man')
    - qualified
     
  3. The lowest level of official classification for documents
Verb: restrict  ri'strikt
  1. Place restrictions on
    "restrict drinking in school";
    - curtail, curb, cut back
     
  2. Place under restrictions; limit access to
     
  3. Place limits on (extent or access)
    "restrict the use of this parking lot";
    - restrain, trammel, limit, bound, confine, throttle
     
  4. Make more specific
    "restrict these remarks";
    - qualify

See also: circumscribed, classified, closed, confined, limited, modified, off-limits, out-of-bounds, unfree

Type of: check, circumscribe, confine, contain, control, curb, hold, hold in, limit, moderate, modify

Antonym: derestrict, unrestricted

Encyclopedia: Restricted

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