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restriction

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1 something that limits one's freedom of action or choice
  • the logging company decided to relocate to another state where there would be fewer restrictions on its operations

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2 the act or practice of keeping something (as an activity) within certain boundaries
  • the restriction of surfing to the southern end of the beach rankled some surfers

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

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“Restriction.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/restriction. Accessed 20 Feb. 2020.

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