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Definition of Restriction


  1. The act of restricting, or state of being restricted; confinement within limits or bounds.
  2. That which restricts; limitation; restraint; as, restrictions on trade.

Restriction Quotations

A person is born with desires of the eyes and ears, and a liking for beautiful sights and sounds. If he gives way to them, they will lead him to immorality and lack of restriction, and any ritual principles and propriety will be abandoned.
Xun Zi

Working against a restriction - for me - often produces greater things than getting rid of all boundaries.
Jon Lord

Just as love is an orientation which refers to all objects and is incompatible with the restriction to one object, so is reason a human faculty which must embrace the whole of the world with which man is confronted.
Erich Fromm

The condition every art requires is, not so much freedom from restriction, as freedom from adulteration and from the intrusion of foreign matter.
Willa Cather

On behalf of the federal government, I wish now publicly to appeal to the provinces to lend their co-operation in furthering our country's war effort by effecting at as early a date as may be possible this much needed restriction.
William Lyon Mackenzie King
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Restriction Translations

restriction in French is restriction
restriction in Italian is limitazione

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