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Definition of "restraining" []

  • Present participle of restrain. (verb)

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Use "restraining" in a sentence
  • "It is, however, useful in restraining the more nuttily protectionist tendencies in American government."
  • "Then again, I am not one of those liberals currently complaining that our majority is wasted because of the "Blue Dogs" and the Senate counterparts 'role in restraining the left."
  • "My discomfort grew daily and my role in restraining potential abuses of power increasingly more difficult."