restriction

1
as in limitation
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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as in constraint
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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“Restriction.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/restriction. Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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