Definition of 'restrict'
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Watchdogs will be able to force internet chiefs to restrict access to sites without tough age checks. The Sun (2016)It also explained that internet access was restricted because of limited resources when the school opened. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Inside the world of espionage, salaries are restricted by government wage scales. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Or any number of food groups, if you restrict your diet to cake. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It also means more prisons having to restrict access to activities, so prisoners spend more time locked in their cells. Times, Sunday Times (2017)So he wants to leave the European customs union, which restricts the deals you can do with countries outside it. The Sun (2016)There were concerns that the deal would restrict the use of other photo services. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Perhaps your government is restricting your right to free assembly? Times, Sunday Times (2011)This spasm temporarily restricts the blood flow through the arteries and the oxygen deficit occurs. Coping with Angina (1990)When is society justified in restricting liberty? Sources of the West: Readings in Western Civilization, Volume 1: From the Beginning to 1715 (1995)Some of the lenders have also restricted their mortgage deals to certain brokers. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This bending restricts the flow of sap and encourages more flowers and fruits. The Sun (2015)There are sites that restrict access to your profile. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Councils are at liberty to restrict the numbers of venues in a given area based on suitability. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It emerges that outstanding payments on past deals are restricting transfer activity. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Everything else the government does inherently restricts economic freedom to act in pursuit of earned success. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It was already known that bacteria in the mouth could cause inflammation restricting blood flow to the heart. The Sun (2010)It is also restricting deals for borrowers with less than a 10% deposit to branches. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The Constitution restricts what the government can require not what individuals can consider. Christianity Today (2000)But why should the Government restrict itself to advising how to identify drunks? Times, Sunday Times (2007)It is not enough to feel well on a very restricted diet: we want to know why. The Allergy Handbook (1988)A diet restricted to a handful of foods contains fewer antioxidants and fibre. The Sun (2012)And there is a far better solution than restricting access to libraries, which is to build more libraries. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The journal would have this time to publish the research and restrict its access to its published journal and pay-per-view online access. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It meant my diet was restricted because I could eat only tiny portions. The Sun (2008)We are restricted to deals that suit the whole EU. The Sun (2016)At the tobacco company he was outspoken in saying that the Government should not restrict people's liberty to smoke. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'restrict'
British English: restrict /rɪˈstrɪkt/ VERB
If you restrict something, you put a limit on it to stop it becoming too large.
Laws were passed to restrict foreign imports.
- American English: restrict
- Arabic: يُقَيِّدُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: restringir
- Chinese: 限制
- Croatian: ograničiti
- Czech: omezit
- Danish: begrænse
- Dutch: beperken
- European Spanish: restringir
- Finnish: rajoittaa
- French: restreindre
- German: einschränken
- Greek: περιορίζω
- Italian: limitare
- Japanese: 制限する
- Korean: 제한하다
- Norwegian: begrense
- Polish: ograniczyć
- European Portuguese: restringir
- Romanian: a limita
- Russian: ограничивать
- Spanish: restringir
- Swedish: begränsa
- Thai: จำกัด
- Turkish: sınırlamak
- Ukrainian: обмежувати
- Vietnamese: hạn chế
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