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Unemotional, dispassionate, or moderate behaviour; self-control
“Stone insisted that the judiciary should exercise restraint and recognize the need for the legislative and executive branches to respond to the Great Depression.”
Deprivation or restriction of personal liberty or freedom of movement
“And all this just involves the direct restraint on liberty.”
A device which limits or prevents freedom of movement
“Never place a rear facing child restraint in front of a passenger side air bag.”
Understatement, especially of artistic expression
“This tonal restraint also contributes to the antique look of the works, whose distressed and pocked surfaces appear to have weathered over time.”
“Her restraint puts people off.”
“A warrant for the release of the person under restraint.”
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