a covenant with a clause that restricts the action of any party to it, especially an agreement among property owners not to sell to members of particular minority groups.
(law) a covenant imposing a restriction on the use of land for the purpose of preserving the enjoyment or value of adjoining land
adjective 1. tending or serving to restrict. 2. of the nature of a restriction. 3. expressing or implying restriction or limitation of application, as terms, expressions, etc. 4. Grammar. limiting the meaning of a modified element: a restrictive adjective. Compare descriptive (def 2b). adjective 1. restricting or tending to restrict 2. (grammar) denoting a relative […]
- Restrictive practice
noun (Brit) 1. a trading agreement against the public interest 2. a practice of a union or other group tending to limit the freedom of other workers or employers
verb (used with object) 1. to confine or keep within limits, as of space, action, choice, intensity, or quantity. verb 1. (often foll by to) to confine or keep within certain often specified limits or selected bounds: to restrict one’s drinking to the evening
verb (used with or without object), restruck, restruck or restricken, restriking. 1. to strike again. noun 2. a coin freshly minted from dies of an earlier issue. 3. a new print made from an old lithographic stone, metal engraving, woodcut, or the like.