Restrictive



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 clause or phrase that restricts the number of possible referents of its antecedent. The relative clause in Americans who live in New York is restrictive; the relative clause in Americans, who are generally extrovert, is nonrestrictive

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