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restraint

noun

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2 something that limits one's freedom of action or choice
  • civil libertarians contend that the new laws place too many restraints on our constitutionally guaranteed rights

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The first known use of restraint was in the 15th century

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“Restraint.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/restraint. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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