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restrictive 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/riˈstriktiv/,
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Imposing restrictions or limitations on someone's activities or freedom,
  1. Imposing restrictions or limitations on someone's activities or freedom
    • - a web of restrictive regulations
  2. (of a relative clause or descriptive phrase) Serving to specify the particular instance or instances being mentioned


  1. serving to restrict; "teenagers eager to escape restrictive home environments"
  2. (of tariff) protective of national interests by restricting imports
  3. (restrictiveness) a grammatical qualification that makes the meaning more specific (`red hat' has a more specific meaning than `hat')
  4. (restrictiveness) unpermissiveness: a lack of permissiveness or indulgence and a tendency to confine behavior within certain specified limits
  5. (Restrictiveness) Many religions have (or have had in the past) an approach that produces, or produced, practices that are considered by some people to be too restrictive, e.g., regulation of dress, and proscriptions on diet and activities on certain days of the week. ...
  6. Refers to procedures designed to decrease the amount of food that the stomach can hold.
  7. A restrictive theory is one which imposes strong constraints on the types of structures and operations found in natural language grammars. See §1.3. ...
  8. procedures reduce the size of your stomach.
  9. reduce the rate of natural increase (e.g., India promoted sterilization, now has focused on education, advertising, and family planning; in China – the One-Child policy since 1978)
  10. Confining or keeping within limits.