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restraint /rɪˈstreɪnt/ noun
plural restraints
restraint
/rɪˈstreɪnt/
noun
plural restraints
Learner's definition of RESTRAINT
[count] somewhat formal : a way of limiting, controlling, or stopping something usually plural often + on
[count] formal : a device that limits a person's movement
[noncount] : control over your emotions or behavior
[noncount] formal : physical force that prevents someone from moving
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