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Definitions of restraint:
  • noun:   the of act controlling by restraining someone or something
    Example: "The unlawful restraint of trade"
  • noun:   a device that retards something's motion
    Example: "The car did not have proper restraints fitted"
  • noun:   discipline in personal and social activities
    Example: "He was a model of polite restraint"
  • noun:   a rule or condition that limits freedom
    Example: "Legal restraints"
  • noun:   lack of ornamentation
    Example: "The room was simply decorated with great restraint"
  • noun:   the state of being physically constrained
    Example: "Dogs should be kept under restraint"

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