restricted

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adjective re·strict·ed \ri-ˈstrik-təd\

Definition of restricted

  1. :  subject or subjected to restriction: such asa :  not general :  limited the decision had a restricted effectb :  available to the use of particular groups or specifically excluding others a restricted country clubc :  not intended for general circulation or release a restricted document

restrictedly

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Examples of restricted in a Sentence

  1. He is on a severely restricted diet.

  2. You have entered a restricted area.

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Circa 1550

First Known Use of restricted

circa 1550


RESTRICTED Defined for English Language Learners

restricted

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Definition of restricted for English Language Learners

  • : having a set limit

  • : having definite rules about what or who is allowed and not allowed

  • : allowing use or entry by only certain people


Law Dictionary

restricted

adjective re·strict·ed

Legal Definition of restricted

  1. :  subject or subjected to restriction a restricted area restricted use



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