restriction has definitions from the field of politics
1
[ noun ] a principle that limits the extent of something

Synonyms

limitation

Examples

"I am willing to accept certain restrictions on my movements"

Used in print

(R. P. Jerrard, "Inscribed squares in plane curves"...)

Here , for the case of squares inscribed in plane curves , we remove the restriction to convexity and give certain other results .

2
[ noun ] the quality of being limited or restricted

Synonyms

limitation

Examples

"it is a good plan but it has serious limitations"

Used in print

(Dan McLachlan, Jr., "Communication Networks and...)

Years ago this was true , but with the replacement of wires or runners by radio and radar ( and perhaps television ) , these restrictions have disappeared and now again too_much is heard .

(U.S. Reports. Volume 366. Cases Adjudged in the...)

Du_Pont , he said , had proposed disenfranchisement of its General_Motors stock along with other restrictions on the du_Pont-General_Motors relationship .

Related terms

disadvantage restrict

3
[ noun ] (politics) an act of limiting or restricting (as by regulation)

Synonyms

limitation

Used in print

(J. W. C. Hagstrom et al., "Debilitating muscular...)

Later , chlorothiazide and salt restriction became necessary to control the edema of chronic congestive failure .

4
[ noun ] the act of keeping something within specified bounds (by force if necessary)
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