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restriction

n. any limitation on activity, by statute, regulation or contract provision. In multi-unit real estate developments, condominium and cooperative housing projects, managed by homeowners' associations or similar organizations are usually required by state law to impose restrictions on use. Thus, the restrictions are part of the "covenants, conditions and restrictions," intended to enhance the use of common facilities and property, recorded and incorporated into the title of each owner.

restriction

noun  bonds, boundary, bounds, check, circumscription, condition, confinement, constriction, containment, curb, demarcation, finis, impediment, interdiction, limitation, modus, prohibition, qualification, regulation, reservation, restraint
Associated concepts: restriction on alienation
See also: abridgment, arrest, bar, barrier, blockade, bondage, censorship, check, clause, coercion, commitment, compulsion, condition, constraint, custody, damper, decrease, detention, deterrence, deterrent, disadvantage, duress, economy, embargo, enclosure, encumbrance, estoppel, fetter, force, frugality, guideline, hindrance, impediment, imprisonment, incarceration, injunction, limitation, moderation, modification, obstacle, obstruction, prohibition, provision, qualification, quota, reservation, restraint, salvo, veto
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Though the country is possessed by various tribes, whose mutual hostilities almost wholly prelude any intercourse between them; yet there are instances where a person having ratified friendly relations with some individual belonging longing to the valley, whose inmates are at war with his own, may, under particular restrictions, venture with impunity into the country of his friend, where, under other circumstances, he would have been treated as an enemy.
Though their caution may prove eventually unnecessary, it was kindly meant; and of this you may be assured, that every advantage of affluence will be doubled by the little privations and restrictions that may have been imposed.
In 1794 or '95, a treaty with Great Britain removed the restrictions imposed upon the trade with the colonies, and opened a direct commercial intercourse between Canada and the United States.
Journeys, London, servants, horses, table-- contractions and restrictions every where
I would conform to any regulations, any restrictions if they would only let me enjoy the garden.
She and Martin had less than ever to say to each other, though in his own grim way he was more thoughtful, giving her to understand that there were no longer any restrictions laid upon her purchasing, and even suggesting that they remodel the house; as if, she thought impassively, at this late day, it could matter what she bought or in what she lived.
He was tired of having to do things because he was told; and the restrictions irked him, not because they were unreasonable, but because they were restrictions.
Civilization held nothing like this in its narrow and circumscribed sphere, hemmed in by restrictions and conventionalities.
de Saint-Aignan and the ladies of the court, for, if etiquette required the princesses to remain within their own rooms, the ladies of honor, as soon as they had performed the services required of them, had no restrictions placed upon them, but were at liberty to walk about as they pleased.
Various obscure rumors were always current among them: at one time a rumor that they would all be enrolled as Cossacks; at another of a new religion to which they were all to be converted; then of some proclamation of the Tsar's and of an oath to the Tsar Paul in 1797 (in connection with which it was rumored that freedom had been granted them but the landowners had stopped it), then of Peter Fedorovich's return to the throne in seven years' time, when everything would be made free and so "simple" that there would be no restrictions.
Michael accepted his disappointment in not immediately meeting them, for from the dawn of consciousness, the limitations and restrictions of dogs in relation to humans had been hammered into him in the form of concepts of patience.
Possibly he accepted it as one of the restrictions of life.