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RESTRICTED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does restricted mean? 

RESTRICTED (adjective)
  The adjective RESTRICTED has 4 senses:

1. subject to restriction or subjected to restriction
2. restricted in meaning; (as e.g. 'man' in 'a tall man')
3. curbed or regulated
4. the lowest level of official classification for documents

  Familiarity information: RESTRICTED used as an adjective is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


RESTRICTED (adjective)


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Meaning:

Subject to restriction or subjected to restriction

Context example:

of restricted importance

Similar:

closed (not open to the general public)

circumscribed; limited (subject to limits or subjected to limits)

off-limits; out-of-bounds (barred to a designated group)

Also:

unfree (hampered and not free; not able to act at will)

classified (official classification of information or documents; withheld from general circulation)

confined (not free to move about)

Antonym:

unrestricted (not subject to or subjected to restriction)


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Meaning:

Restricted in meaning; (as e.g. 'man' in 'a tall man')

Synonyms:

restricted; qualified

Similar:

modified (changed in form or character)

Domain category:

grammar (the branch of linguistics that deals with syntax and morphology (and sometimes also deals with semantics or morphology))


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Meaning:

Curbed or regulated

Synonyms:

controlled; restricted

Context example:

controlled emotions

Similar:

limited (small in range or scope)


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Meaning:

The lowest level of official classification for documents

Similar:

classified (official classification of information or documents; withheld from general circulation)


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