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restrict

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrestrictre‧strict /rɪˈstrɪkt/ ●●○ W3 AWL verb [transitive]  1 LIMITto limit or control the size, amount, or range of something The new law restricts the sale of hand guns. You may need to restrict access to certain files (=limit the number of people who can read them). The agreement will restrict competition.restrict something to something In future we will restrict class sizes to 20 students.2 LIMITto limit someone’s actions or movements The cramped living conditions severely restricted the children’s freedom to play.3 restrict yourself/somebody to (doing) something→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
restrictMcGregor has said he will voluntarily restrict himself to $2.2 million in campaign spending.This year's AIDS conference is restricted in size to fewer than 3,000 participants.Many cities have restricted smoking in public places.Can the school board restrict teachers' rights to express their views?That move means he can ignore federal spending caps that restrict the ability of other candidates to match his ubiquitous broadcast ads.In view of this, the committee stressed the need to restrict the availability of highly hazardous pesticides.The law would restrict the sale of handguns.Most clairvoyants restrict themselves to the pictures for divination.
From Longman Business Dictionaryrestrictre‧strict /rɪˈstrɪkt/ verb [transitive] to limit or put controls on the amount, size, or range of somethingrestrict something to somethingThe bank imposed a ruling, restricting credit increases to 2.5%.laws that restrict public employee pension funds to making only certain types of investmentrestricted adjectiveJapanese consumers pay higher prices for goods because ofrestricted competition.→ See Verb table
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Verb table
restrict
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyrestrict
he, she, itrestricts
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyrestricted
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave restricted
he, she, ithas restricted
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad restricted
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill restrict
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have restricted
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam restricting
he, she, itis restricting
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you, we, theyare restricting
Past
I, he, she, itwas restricting
you, we, theywere restricting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been restricting
he, she, ithas been restricting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been restricting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be restricting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been restricting
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