In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The semantic distinction between restrictive and non-restrictive modification applies to adjectives that modify nouns as well as to relative clauses.
- The restrictive Immigration Act of 1924 reflected the isolationism prevalent in America between the World Wars.
- The problem is that few people have followed these rules systematically, and you can find lots of examples where the relative pronoun which is used to start a restrictive clause.
- ‘Let's not tie science's hands through excessively restrictive regulations,’ he said.
- The Credit Union Act 1997 regulates the operation of credit unions and is highly restrictive in terms of how credit unions can operate.
- Many of the funds limit investments to only a few choices, which can be restrictive as a hands-on approach to investment management.
- Glancing over at the table laden with food, Miranda spied a favorite treat of hers, and she hurried over as quickly as her restrictive skirt would allow her.
- The modular plan, the most restrictive, offers employees a limited number of fixed benefit sets.
- For architects and builders, the freedom from restrictive regulations has encouraged an experimental approach to design.
- For the food trade, this signalled a continuation of a restrictive system of permits, selected food rationing and coupon cutting.
- Evidence of greater activity at a roadside cross may be a result of restrictive cemetery policy.
- Personal freedom might not involve stepping out of a restrictive environment, but could lie in accepting where you naturally belong.
- No other intrusive or restrictive regulation is needed.
- Optimistically we can hope that these sorts of regulations will be less restrictive in the future.
- Thanks to restrictive clauses in dealer warranties, many new-car owners have no choice but to have their vehicles serviced within a single dealer franchise.
- However, public or community-wide celebrations are not the only occasions on which people enjoy less restrictive forms of alcohol consumption.
- The solution is to have a risk management system in place, where restrictive measures are put in place commensurate with risk level of a particular substance.
- This means that we have restrictive choice at the point of sale.
- Some European institutions, like the British Museum, were originally very restrictive, requiring references and allowing only gentlemen to visit.
- Both employers and workers were to be further protected from unfair competition by restrictive immigration regulations.
- Increasing pressures have been felt by the regulatory agencies from many quarters to develop regulations that are rigorous but not overly restrictive.
- Little remains of restrictive Sunday laws; in state schools the norm is even-handedness between religions, and between religion and no religion.
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