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small or limited in size, area, or amount
It's difficult trying to work in such a restricted space.
limited or controlled, especially by laws or rules
Press freedom is severely restricted.
The sale of alcohol is restricted to people over the age of 18.
There is restricted access to this information
only certain people can have it
limited in your movements or in what you are able to do
The accident left her with restricted movement in her right leg.
In those days women led very restricted lives.
a restricted area, document, or information can only be seen or used by a particular group of people because it is secret or dangerous
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for army personnel only.
be restricted to somebody/something
to only affect a limited area, group etc
The damage is restricted to the left side of the brain.
Eligibility for five weeks' holiday is restricted to senior management.
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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