- [numbers] limitar; [power/freedom/access] restringir*, limitar; [imports/movements] restringir*to restrict sth/sb
tosth speeches were restricted to five minutes each la duración de cada discurso estaba limitada a or no podía exceder de cinco minutos discussion was restricted to one issue la discusión se limitó a un solo asunto access is restricted to authorized personnel solo se permite la entrada al personal autorizado she restricted herself to one glass se limitó a tomarse una sola copa they were restricted to barracks (AmE) [Mil] estaban detenidos en el cuartel, estaban arrestadosMore example sentences
- Efforts to create water user associations in rural areas were limited by laws restricting their right to collect and spend their own money.
- To what extent do you agree or disagree that governments should be allowed to restrict the the import of goods which they believe may be damaging to the health of the population?
- A restrictive clause is one which limits, or restricts, the scope of the noun it is referring to.
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Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.