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ruh strik tiv nuhs

  • n  a grammatical qualification that makes the meaning more specific (`red hat' has a more specific meaning than `hat')
  • n  a lack of permissiveness or indulgence and a tendency to confine behavior within certain specified limits

  • At least our system in Singapore, condemned by many for its excessive restrictiveness, does not promote such a supreme disregard for human life.
  • The Export Administration Regulations identify six bases for controlling HPC technology, in order of restrictiveness.
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    The battery freed us from the power cord's limitations, just as gasoline freed us from the restrictiveness of our own two feet. But in the intervening years, we’ve learned how to derive energy from a number of more natural substances, including water, glass, wood and even our hands. The gallery above includes a number of devices that can either propel us into the future or the past of energy ...
    Dec. 10, 2013 - Mashable

  • Radovan Jelasic in B92
    Those positive effects will be supported by measures taken by the NBS-the level of restrictiveness is falling on a daily basis, especially in terms of cash loans and the capital-loan ratio for private customers,Jelašić told reporters.
  • Edward Felten in Wired News
    Ed Felten, a computer science professor at Princeton University, called the proposal the "limit of restrictiveness."

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