Meaning of RESTRICTION in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ri-ˈstrik-shən ]


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

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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's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.