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- 1. restrictive (vs. unrestrictive), confining, constraining, constrictive, limiting, restricting, inhibitory, repressive, repressing, limiting, regulative, regulatory, sumptuary, suppressive
- usage: serving to restrict; "teenagers eager to escape restrictive home environments"
- 2. restrictive, protective (vs. unprotective)
- usage: (of tariff) protective of national interests by restricting imports
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