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nonrestrictive

[non-ri-strik-tiv] /ˌnɒn rɪˈstrɪk tɪv/
adjective
1.
not restrictive or limiting.
2.
Grammar. descriptive of a modified element rather than limiting of the element's meaning:
a nonrestrictive modifier.
Compare restrictive (def 4).
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; non- + restrictive
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Examples for nonrestrictive
  • Participants must wear comfortable nonrestrictive clothing and tennis shoes.
British Dictionary definitions for nonrestrictive

nonrestrictive

/ˌnɒnrɪˈstrɪktɪv/
adjective
1.
not restrictive or limiting
2.
(grammar) denoting a relative clause that is not restrictive Compare restrictive (sense 2)
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