Non-restrictive clauses – “which”, comma (both essential).
They argue that the term is both too vague and too restrictive.
Ordinarily, the conjunction “that” would introduce a restrictive clause.
Idiopathic restrictive cardiomyopathy (RCM) is rare, and its natural history is not well known.
Restrictive covenant, in Anglo-American property law, an agreement limiting the use of property.
Negative covenants that restrict the uses of a parcel of the land are called restrictive covenants.
Costume designers need to know how to make costumes lighter and less restrictive to enable performers to move freely.
It was not until 1950 that the FHA announced that it would not insure mortgages on properties with restrictive covenants.
In the three examples, “which John built”, “which I read every day” and “which I grew from seed” are all non-restrictive.
A week before her death, she was moved to a restrictive housing unit as punishment for her role in a fight, officials said.
In the conservation law problem, the restrictive method described in Section 2.1 is the only method that minimizes mind changes.
The report came in for immediate criticism, both for being too restrictive, and for not being restrictive enough.
Women on both sides of the aisle have long used their personal experiences with pregnancy to support or oppose restrictive abortion laws.
Wanting a cheat day can also be a “reflection of a very restrictive and unenjoyable diet”, says Emma Randall, a mindful eating consultant.
Sometimes an even more restrictive notion of “Arrovian social choice” is used to name works which faithfully adopt Arrow's particular axioms.
Despite Argentina’s restrictive rule, nearly a half-million abortions a year take place there, say campaigners for less restrictive laws.
A word about relative clauses: restrictive relative clauses (also known as defining, best thought of as giving essential information by narrowing it down) are not enclosed by commas, whereas non-restrictive relative clauses (non-defining, giving non-essential information) are.
But Dr Rebecca Gomperts, the founder of Dutch organisation Women on Waves, which provides family planning services on a ship just outside the jurisdiction of countries with restrictive abortion laws, said the problem was that Britain’s own abortion regulations were too restrictive.
The report found that abortions occur as frequently in the two most restrictive categories of countries – such as Malta, where it is banned outright, or Ireland, where it is allowed only to save the woman’s life – as it does in the least restrictive category, where it is allowed no matter what the reason.
- (of tariff) protective of national interests by restricting imports
- serving to restrict
Example: teenagers eager to escape restrictive home environments
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The report found that abortions occur as frequently in the two most restrictive categories of countries – such as Malta where it is banned outright or Ireland where it is allowed only to save the womans life – as it does in the least restrictive category where it is allowed no matter what the reason