Meaning of RESTRICTION in English



Pronunciation: ri- ' strik-sh ə n

Function: noun

Etymology: Middle English restriccioun, from Anglo-French restriction, from Late Latin restriction-, restrictio, from Latin restringere

Date: 15th century

1 : something that restricts: as a : a regulation that restricts or restrains < restriction s for hunters> b : a limitation on the use or enjoyment of property or a facility

2 : an act of restricting : the condition of being restricted

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.