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noun restraint pronunciation in American English /rɪˈstreɪnt/
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] the limit or control of the expression of strong emotion or opinion
    The President sent a letter to both nations urging restraint.
  2. 4
    [uncountable] the act or process of stopping the free movement of a person or the free progress of an activity
    He left of his own free will and not under restraint.
    exercise restraint: We need to exercise restraint on spending.

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