restriction

[ ri-strik-shuhn ]
/ rɪˈstrɪk ʃən /

noun

something that restricts; a restrictive condition or regulation; limitation.
the act of restricting.
the state of being restricted.

Origin of restriction

1375–1425; late Middle English < Late Latin restrictiōn- (stem of restrictiō), equivalent to Latin restrict(us) (see restrict) + -iōn- -ion

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British Dictionary definitions for restriction

restriction

/ (rɪˈstrɪkʃən) /

noun

something that restricts; a restrictive measure, law, etc
the act of restricting or the state of being restricted
logic maths a condition that imposes a constraint on the possible values of a variable or on the domain of arguments of a function

Derived Forms

restrictionist, noun, adjective
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