restriction
re·stric·tion n
1: something that restricts: as
a: a regulation that restricts or restrains
b: a limitation on the use or enjoyment of property or a facility
2 a: an act of restricting
b: the state of being restricted

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

restriction
I noun angustiae, bonds, boundary, bounds, check, circumscription, condition, confinement, constraint, constriction, containment, curb, demarcation, distinction, finis, impediment, interdiction, limitation, modus, obligation, prohibition, qualification, regulation, reservation, restraint associated concepts: restriction on alienation II index abridgment (disentitlement), arrest, barrier, blockade (limitation), bondage, censorship, check (bar), commitment (confinement), compulsion (coercion), condition (contingent provision), constraint (imprisonment), custody (incarceration), damper (stopper), decrease, detention, deterrence, deterrent, disadvantage, duress, economy (frugality), embargo, enclosure, encumbrance, estoppel, fetter, force (compulsion), guideline, hindrance, impediment, incarceration, injunction, limitation, moderation, modification, obstacle, obstruction, prohibition, provision (clause), qualification (condition), quota, reservation (condition), restraint, salvo, veto

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


restriction
Any limitation on activity, by statute, regulation, or contract provision. In multiunit real estate developments, condominiums, and cooperative housing projects, the homeowners' associations or similar organizations that manage these developments are usually required to impose restrictions on use. The restrictions are part of the "covenants, conditions, and restrictions" ("CC&Rs") intended to protect and enhance the property. They are part of each owner's deed.
Category: Real Estate & Rental Property → Buying a House
Category: Real Estate & Rental Property → Selling a House

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

restriction
n.
   any limitation on activity, by statute, regulation or contract provision. In multi-unit real estate developments, condominium and cooperative housing projects managed by homeowners' associations or similar organizations, such organizations are usually required by state law to impose restrictions on use. Thus, the restrictions are part of the "covenants, conditions and restrictions" intended to enhance the use of common facilities and property which are recorded and incorporated into the title of each owner.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • restriction — [ri strik′shən] n. [ME restriccion < MFr restriction < L restrictio] 1. a restricting or being restricted 2. something that restricts; limitation …   English World dictionary

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  • restriction — ► NOUN 1) a limiting condition or measure. 2) the action of restricting or the state of being restricted …   English terms dictionary

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