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To keep within certain limits
“At Cape Girardeau, we severely restrict the speed limit to 15 miles per hour for most trucks because the bridge was not designed to carry modern weight loads.”
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To reduce the usage or consumption of
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“You should aspire to restrict your consumption of sugar to less than 5% of your daily calories.”
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To deprive (someone or something) of freedom of movement or action
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“To what extent should governments be allowed to restrict the import of goods believed to be damaging to the health of the population?”
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To refrain from openly expressing or displaying
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To prohibit or interdict a given action or process
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To reduce or limit the size of something
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To hem in or close off on all sides
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To reduce in extent, duration or quantity
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To be very economical or mean about spending or providing something
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To persuade (an unwilling person) to do something by using force or threats
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To isolate in or as if in quarantine
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Ring-fence
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Imprison or confine
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To be detrimental to
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To reject or block (a motion or proposal)
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To cause to be severely weakened or powerless
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Typecast or categorise
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Make legally null and void
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To remove or alter parts considered offensive or unseemly
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To commit or set apart for a particular purpose
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To stop and confront (with questions or accusations)
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