serving to restrict
"teenagers eager to escape restrictive home environments"
(of tariff) protective of national interests by restricting imports
Confining, limiting, containing with in defined bounds.
serving or tending to restrict; limiting; as, a restrictive particle; restrictive laws of trade
astringent or styptic in effect
Origin: [Cf. F. restrictif.]
The numerical value of restrictive in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of restrictive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
A postal worker -- hello -- was able to fly through restrictive airspace.
There is a certainly a way you can read the statute that is very restrictive.
We hope the Senate will support it as is and not amend it to be further restrictive.
This will have a direct impact on the mortgage market, which is already very restrictive.
We had policies in place regarding consulting social media, which in my judgment, particularly in this current environment, were too restrictive.
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- restrictiuCatalan, Valencian
- omezující, restriktivníCzech
- einschränkend, restriktivGerman
- ограничителен, рестриктивенMacedonian
- рестриктиван, restriktivanSerbo-Croatian
- hạn chếVietnamese
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