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Noun: restriction  ri'strik-shun
  1. A principle that limits the extent of something
    "I am willing to accept certain restrictions on my movements";
    - limitation
  2. An act of limiting or restricting (as by regulation)
    - limitation
  3. The act of keeping something within specified bounds (by force if necessary)
    "the restriction of the infection to a focal area";
    - confinement

Derived forms: restrictions

Type of: regulating, regulation, restraint, rule

Encyclopedia: Restriction