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Noun
Compelling or being compelled
“People are not morally responsible for that which they do under constraint or compulsion.”
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Stiffness of manner and inhibition in relations between people
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“If a king is seeking freedom from constraint through disguise, the greatest freedom is to be had through disguising himself as a beggar.”
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A limitation or restriction
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“The main regulatory constraint in the post war period was the ceiling on interest rates.”
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The quality of being moderate
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The property of being lowly
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An element, feature, or factor that is liable to vary or change
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An urgent need or demand
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Physical detention by force
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Inflexibility
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A non-specific rule or principle that provides direction to action or behaviour
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That which enforces, constraints, gives force, authority, or effect to
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The state of being mentally concerned, uneasy, or anxious
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The action of seizing someone and taking them into custody
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A thing that is imposed, in particular an unfair or unwelcome demand or burden
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A thing which one is required to do as part of a job, role, or legal obligation
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The terminal point or boundary of an area or movement
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