I. \\-sh(ə)nə̇st\ noun (-s)
Etymology: restriction + -ist
: an advocate of restriction or restrictionism
II. adjective
: of, relating to, or concerned with restrictionism or restrictionists

restrictionist opinions

a restrictionist policy

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