1 a principle that limits the extent of something; "I am willing to accept certain restrictions on my movements" [syn: limitation]
2 an act of limiting or restricting (as by regulation) [syn: limitation]
3 the act of keeping something within specified bounds (by force if necessary)
- Rhymes: -ɪkʃən
The act of restricting, or the state of being restricted
A restriction is a specific type of rule that defines a finite (and generally absolute) boundary defined for a type of process or function.
Restriction may also refer to:
The adjectival form, "restricted," may be used in reference to written or unwritten covenants enforcing racial or ethnic segregation or religious segregation — frequently anti-Jewish or more generally anti-Semitic — in housing (see "Restrictive covenant") or in organizations, such as country clubs.
restriction in German: Restriktion
restriction in French: Restriction
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