Quick answer
"Constraint" is a noun which is often translated as "la restricción", and "restriction" is a noun which is also often translated as "la restricción". Learn more about the difference between "constraint" and "restriction" below.
constraint(
kuhn
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streynt
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (limitation)
a. la restricción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Without a time constraint, we would be able to do a much more in-depth investigation.Sin la restricción de tiempo, podríamos realizar una investigación mucho más a fondo.
b. la limitación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The event had to be kept to 100 people due to financial constraints.El evento tuvo que ser restringido a cien personas debido a limitaciones financieras.
2. (coercion)
a. la coacción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Sam didn't want to be part of the illegal activities, but he got involved under constraint.Sam no quería ser parte de las actividades ilegales, pero se involucró bajo coacción.
b. la obligación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I only went to my boss's birthday party because I felt under constraint to do so.Solo fui a la fiesta de cumpleaños de mi jefe porque me sentí obligada a hacerlo.
3. (insecurity)
a. la reserva
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Julie, who was once painfully shy, began to carry herself with decreasing constraint.Julie, que antes era penosamente tímida, empezó a comportarse cada vez con menos reserva.
b. la represión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Lucia and Roberto's first date was marked by some constraint.La primera cita de Lucía y Roberto se caracterizó por un poco de represión.
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restriction
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (limit)
a. la restricción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There is no restriction on the amount of vegetables you can eat on this diet.No hay restricción de la cantidad de verduras que se pueden comer en esta dieta.
b. la limitación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Some cities enforce speed restrictions on high smog days.Algunas ciudades imponen limitaciones de velocidad en los días de alta contaminación.
c. el límite
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I had to leave some luggage behind because of the weight restriction on my flight.Tuve que dejar parte de mi equipaje por el límite de peso del vuelo.
2. (act of restricting)
a. la restricción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The restriction of the water supply to the community may have dire consequences.La restricción del suministro de agua a la comunidad puede tener consecuencias nefastas.
b. la limitación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Congress is discussing the restriction of powers given to the president.El Congreso está discutiendo la limitación de los poderes que se le dan al presidente.
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