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rɪˈstrɪk tɪvre·stric·tive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. restrictive(adj)

    serving to restrict

    "teenagers eager to escape restrictive home environments"

  2. restrictive(adj)

    (of tariff) protective of national interests by restricting imports

Wiktionary

  1. restrictive(Adjective)

    Confining, limiting, containing with in defined bounds.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Restrictive(adj)

    serving or tending to restrict; limiting; as, a restrictive particle; restrictive laws of trade

    Etymology: [Cf. F. restrictif.]

  2. Restrictive(adj)

    astringent or styptic in effect

    Etymology: [Cf. F. restrictif.]

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How to say restrictive in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of restrictive in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of restrictive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of restrictive in a Sentence

  1. April Masini:

    I hear from lots of people looking for love, unsuccessfully, that they’ve got a restrictive list of ‘filters,’ including age, when you open your age range filter by including younger people among your possibilities, you’ve got a whole new group of folks to date.

  2. Bindu Kalesan:

    We wanted to see which restrictive gun laws really work, as opposed to saying 'restrictive laws work,' and figure out if we are pushing for a law which might not work.

  3. Tony Evers:

    In order for us to get to a place that's maybe less restrictive in the state, our public health systems are going to have to look different. We are going to need more testing.

  4. Louis Kuijs:

    We are basically expecting domestic demand growth to play a larger role this year and next than we had initially. And that will have to come about by a less restrictive policy stance than we had assumed before.

  5. Erik Altieri:

    We hope the Senate will support it as is and not amend it to be further restrictive.

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