01. The city usually puts [restrictions] on water use in the summertime in order to prevent shortages.
02. Children can't see this movie; it's [restricted].
03. The government is determined to [restrict] the number of imports in order to protect the domestic market.
04. A large fence [restricts] access to the area.
05. Since his operation, he has been [restricted] to food without any spices.
06. Immigration laws in this country are becoming increasingly [restrictive], due to pressure from the right wing parties.
07. The government is planning on introducing more [restrictive] immigration laws to reduce the number of false refugee claims.
08. Giosue Borsi once said that the great thought, the great concern, the great anxiety of men is to [restrict], as much as possible, the limits of their own responsibility.
09. Traffic in these lanes is [restricted] to vehicles with 3 or more passengers.
10. Laws in that country severely [restrict] freedom of expression.
11. During the Classical period of ancient Greece, women ventured outside the house mainly for religious purposes or to attend festivals which were [restricted] to women.
12. The Taliban government in Afghanistan enforced codes of dress and behavior that were especially [restrictive] to women.
13. Industrial growth in Panama has been [restricted] by the country's lack of natural resources.
14. [Unrestricted] dumping of chemicals and sewage into the Baltic Sea has badly polluted Estonia's waters.
15. Up until about 50 years ago, women in Tunisia were [restricted] to the home.
16. President Chen of Taiwan recently suggested that holding a referendum on independence for the island nation was a basic human right that cannot be deprived or [restricted].
17. [Restrictions] on tobacco advertising and sponsorship are key parts of a global treaty being organized by the World Health Organization to reduce smoking.
18. There is a [restriction] on the number of pets you can have in this apartment building.
19. By [restricting] the number of students we accept from any given country, we are able to guarantee a multicultural mix in our ESL classrooms.
20. [Restricting] access to pornography is seen by some as unacceptable censorship.
21. In the beginning of democracy in America, the right to vote was [restricted] to white male property owners.

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  • restriction — [ rɛstriksjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1380; restrinction méd. « resserrement » 1314; bas lat. restrictio 1 ♦ Ce qui restreint le développement, la portée de qqch. (condition, exception). Il faut apporter des restrictions à ce principe. Émettre une restriction …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • restriction — re·stric·tion n 1: something that restricts: as a: a regulation that restricts or restrains b: a limitation on the use or enjoyment of property or a facility 2 a: an act of restricting b: the state of being restricted …   Law dictionary

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  • restriction — Restriction. s. f. (L s se prononce.) Condition qui restreint, modification. Mettre, apporter quelque restriction. l edit a esté verifié sans restriction. cette clause porte restriction …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Restriction — Re*stric tion, n. [F. restriction, L. restrictio.] 1. The act of restricting, or state of being restricted; confinement within limits or bounds. [1913 Webster] This is to have the same restriction with all other recreations,that it be made a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • restriction — [ri strik′shən] n. [ME restriccion < MFr restriction < L restrictio] 1. a restricting or being restricted 2. something that restricts; limitation …   English World dictionary

  • restriction — restriction. См. рестрикция. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • restriction — (n.) early 15c., from L.L. restrictionem (nom. restrictio) limitation, from pp. stem of L. restringere restrict, bind fast, restrain, from re back (see RE (Cf. re )) + stringere draw tight (see STRAIN (Cf. strain) (v.)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • restriction — [n] limit ball and chain*, bounds, brake, catch, check, circumscription, condition, confinement, constraint, containment, contraction, control, cramp, curb, custody, demarcation, excess baggage*, fine print*, glitch*, grain of salt*, handicap,… …   New thesaurus

  • restriction — Restriction, Modification, Moderatio, siue Praescriptio aut Praescriptum. B …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • restriction — ► NOUN 1) a limiting condition or measure. 2) the action of restricting or the state of being restricted …   English terms dictionary