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Restraint (IPA: /ɹiˈstɹeɪnt/, /ɹɪˈstɹeɪnt/)

Restraint (n.)

The act or process of restraining, or of holding back or hindering from motion or action, in any manner; hindrance of the will, or of any action, physical or mental.

Restraint (n.)

The state of being restrained.

Restraint (n.)

That which restrains, as a law, a prohibition, or the like; limitation; restriction.


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Example Sentence (Quote)

" The people have given us the duty to defend them, and that duty sometimes requires the violent restraint of violent men." - George W. Bush


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