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synonyms for restriction

  • check
  • condition
  • constraint
  • control
  • curb
  • regulation
  • restraint
  • rule
  • stipulation
  • stricture
  • brake
  • catch
  • circumscription
  • confinement
  • containment
  • contraction
  • cramp
  • custody
  • demarcation
  • glitch
  • handicap
  • hang-up
  • inhibition
  • limitation
  • limits
  • lock
  • qualification
  • reservation
  • stint
  • string
  • ball and chain
  • excess baggage
  • fine print
  • grain of salt
  • no-no
  • small difficulty
  • stumbling block
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antonyms for restriction

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  • allowance
  • liberation
  • permission
  • advantage
  • freedom
  • help
  • enlargement
  • expansion
  • release
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How to use restriction in a sentence

Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, South Carolina and Texas have various restrictions.
LGBTQ-INCLUSIVE CURRICULUM LAWS TAKE EFFECT IN N.J., ILL.PHILIP VAN SLOOTENSEPTEMBER 9, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
It puts a layer in there that will stall getting workers back to work and they will have restrictions that other businesses won’t have.
CITY TO WEIGH MEASURE GIVING LAID-OFF HOTEL WORKERS FIRST SHOT AT OPEN JOBSMAYA SRIKRISHNANSEPTEMBER 8, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
They’re defined less by border restrictions than by the potential for domestic tourism.
AIRBNB CEO: THE PANDEMIC WILL FORCE US TO SEE MORE OF THE WORLD, NOT LESSVERNE KOPYTOFFSEPTEMBER 7, 2020FORTUNE
By the time we started, the entire trail was open, but there were still some restrictions in the northern-most states.
INSIDE AN FKT ATTEMPT ON THE APPALACHIAN TRAILMARTIN FRITZ HUBERSEPTEMBER 3, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
Even now, speed limits and other restrictions make many online services virtually unusable.
PODCAST: HOW A 135-YEAR-OLD LAW LETS INDIA SHUTDOWN THE INTERNETANTHONY GREENSEPTEMBER 2, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Hospital visitor restrictions leave patients isolated from family members, who often lack vital information to help make complex decisions.
SENT HOME TO DIEBY ANNIE WALDMAN AND JOSHUA KAPLANSEPTEMBER 2, 2020PROPUBLICA
The day after the first story was published, Illinois’ governor and state education officials committed to sweeping change, beginning with emergency restrictions.
PROPUBLICA AND PARTNERS NOMINATED FOR FIVE ONA AWARDSBY PROPUBLICASEPTEMBER 1, 2020PROPUBLICA
Since border restrictions initially began in March, 13 percent of San Ysidro businesses — about 100 actual businesses — have permanently closed, the chamber wrote.
BORDER REPORT: THE LINGERING TRAUMA OF FAMILY SEPARATIONMAYA SRIKRISHNANAUGUST 31, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
They have law on their side in the sense they can have this restriction, and then they make it difficult for the doctors to understand what they need to do to get the benefit.
MTS FREQUENTLY OVERRULES DOCTORS’ ORDERS ON REDUCED FARES FOR THE DISABLEDLISA HALVERSTADTAUGUST 31, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
The Nordic nation imposed far fewer restrictions on movement than others, and instead relied on Swedes to act responsibly and embrace the guidelines laid out by the country’s health authorities.
WHO OFFICIAL PRAISES SWEDEN’S COVID-19 RESPONSE DESPITE HIGHER DEATH RATECLAIRE ZILLMAN, REPORTERAUGUST 31, 2020FORTUNE
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WORDS RELATED TO RESTRICTION

  • a thou-shalt-not
  • boycott
  • censorship
  • don't
  • embargo
  • injunction
  • interdiction
  • limitation
  • no-no
  • off limits
  • out of bounds
  • prohibition
  • proscription
  • refusal
  • restriction
  • stoppage
  • suppression
  • taboo
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