Definition of 'restriction'
Video: pronunciation of 'restriction'
Example sentences containing 'restriction'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
Does it offer restrictions on freedom of movement of people? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Our government has put restrictions on us and my business is hurting. Going For It!: How to Succeed As an Entrepreneur (1986)You cannot forbid tweeting because that is a restriction on freedom of speech. The Sun (2012)The job should also be tied to the normal retirement age restrictions. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You must remember we have important restrictions about the amount of players we have. The Sun (2014)Some simple restrictions would make the game better and safeguard the future. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But many governments impose restrictions on free trade. Microeconomics: Price Theory in Practice (1995)These acts will be seen as restrictions on basic freedoms and will become the focus of resistance. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Terms and conditions and height and age restrictions apply. The Sun (2014)There are normally restrictions on the amount that a borrower can overpay. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It also eased restrictions on the amount of capital that banks are required to carry. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Players have always faced significant restrictions on their freedom of movement in sport. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Yet there are many contexts in which the law still imposes restrictions on information that is available on the internet. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Height and age restrictions may apply. The Sun (2013)The Panel is also planning to make the restrictions governing previous forecasts less onerous. Times, Sunday Times (2012)His planned three-day visit was reduced to two by government restrictions on his itinerary. Times, Sunday Times (2006)During the election campaign the Conservatives said that they would force websites to introduce age restrictions by law. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A restriction like this makes a huge difference to the number of bids. The Sun (2013)Terms, conditions and restrictions apply. The Sun (2015)The venue imposes size restrictions. Times, Sunday Times (2008) Size and weight restrictions apply. Times, Sunday Times (2008)At present, arcane building laws impose fierce restrictions on floor space and the number of storeys that a building can have. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Trends of 'restriction'
In Common Usage. restriction is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'restriction'
British English: restriction NOUN
A restriction is an official rule that limits what you can do or that limits the amount or size of something.
...the lifting of restrictions on political parties and the news media.
Definition of restriction from the Collins English Dictionary
Collins Dictionaries for Schools
Our new online dictionaries for schools provide a safe and appropriate environment for children. And best of all it's ad free, so sign up now and start using at home or in the classroom.
Unlock language with the Paul Noble method
No books. No rote memorization. No chance of failure. Your chance to have a one-to-one lesson with best-selling language expert Paul Noble, try a FREE audio sample of his brand new Mandarin Chinese course.
13th edition of the Collins Dictionary out now!
Updated with all the very latest new words and senses, this new 13th edition is an unparalleled resource for word lovers, word gamers, and word geeks everywhere. #homeoflivingenglish
We have almost 200 lists of words from topics as varied as types of butterflies, jackets, currencies, vegetables and knots! Amaze your friends with your new-found knowledge!
Rainbow Tree, Asymmetric Wreath, and Period Poverty: November’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this November with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.