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    what does "restraint"mean??

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    Re: question

    This is the answer from dictionary

    1 (often restraints) a measure or condition that keeps someone or something under control:
    decisions are made within the financial restraints of the budget
    [mass noun] the action of keeping someone or something under control.
    [mass noun] deprivation or restriction of personal liberty or freedom of movement:
    he remained aggressive and required physical restraint
    a device which limits or prevents freedom of movement:
    car safety restraints
    2 [mass noun] unemotional, dispassionate, or moderate behaviour; self-control:
    he urged the protestors to exercise restraint
    understatement, especially of artistic expression:
    with strings and piano, all restraint vanished

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    Re: question

    Quote Originally Posted by sunny32 View Post
    what does "restraint"mean??
    [QUOTE=varmaswathy81;737182]This is the answer from dictionary

    Rather than ask for word definitions, posters should make an effort to look it up in a dictionary. The word that was requested could have been found quite easily in any number of excellent dictionaries available online.

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