Part of speech: adjective


Part of speech: noun

A restricting; limitation; a restraint.

Part of speech: adverb


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Usage examples "restriction":

  1. It is an awkward and an embarrassing restriction, particularly as the other rule, which renders it easy enough- the English rule- that the " roof is an introduction," and that visitors can converse without further notice, is not understood. - "Manners and Social Usages", Mrs. John M. E. W. Sherwood.
  2. The restriction is made necessary by our knowledge of the observable operations of nature. - "Prophets of Dissent Essays on Maeterlinck, Strindberg, Nietzsche and Tolstoy", Otto Heller.
  3. Moreover, was it to be supposed that he would obey without restriction any orders issued to him in his Majesty's name, when the King's representative might be a person whose supremacy it ill became one of his' race to acknowledge? - "The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume II.(of III) 1566-74", John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: January 25, 2009.