Something that restricts; a regulation or limitation.(noun)
American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Use "restriction" in a sentence
"Indeed, in conformity with the universal law of rhythm, _there has been a change from excess of restriction to deficiency of restriction_."
"Your main restriction is that you can only move five units per turn, though you will quickly find yourself with more than five groups of soldiers."
"Without the title restriction PubMed searches throughout the entire citation including the abstract."