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American English: /rəˈstrɪkt/
British English: /rɪˈstrɪkt/

Translation of restrict in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • (numbers)
    to restrict something/somebody to somethingspeeches 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 (American English) (Military)
    estaban detenidos en el cuartel
    estaban arrestados
    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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