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1. restriction

noun. ['riːˈstrɪkʃən'] a principle that limits the extent of something.

Synonyms

  • regulation
  • restraint
  • quantification
  • limitation
  • rule

Antonyms

  • intemperance
  • broad-mindedness
  • tolerance
  • wideness

Etymology

  • restriction (Anglo-Norman)

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Rhymes with Restriction

  • contradiction
  • jurisdiction
  • crucifixion
  • constriction
  • interdiction
  • dereliction
  • benediction
  • prediction
  • nonfiction
  • infliction
  • conviction
  • depiction
  • affliction
  • friction
  • eviction
  • addiction
  • fiction
  • diction

How do you pronounce restriction?

Pronounce restriction as riˈstrɪkʃən.

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2. restriction

noun. ['riːˈstrɪkʃən'] an act of limiting or restricting (as by regulation).

Synonyms

  • freeze
  • hold-down
  • regulation
  • regulating
  • arms control
  • clampdown
  • limitation

Antonyms

  • bring to
  • unfreeze
  • unblock
  • move

Etymology

  • restriction (Anglo-Norman)

3. restriction

noun. ['riːˈstrɪkʃən'] the act of keeping something within specified bounds (by force if necessary).

Synonyms

  • constraint
  • classification
  • restraint
  • stipulation
  • specification
  • circumscription

Antonyms

  • misconception
  • nonstandard
  • advantage
  • unrestraint

Etymology

  • restriction (Anglo-Norman)
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