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restraint (n):
the act of controlling by restraining someone or something
Samples
the unlawful restraint of trade
restraint (n):
a device that retards something's motion
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the car did not have proper restraints fitted
restraint (n):
lack of ornamentation
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the room was simply decorated with great restraint
Related Words: chastenesssimplenesssimplicity
restraint (n):
discipline in personal and social activities
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he was a model of polite restraint.
she never lost control of herself
restraint (n):
a rule or condition that limits freedom
Samples
legal restraints.
restraints imposed on imports
restraint (n):
the state of being physically constrained
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dogs should be kept under restraint
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