CONSTRAINT

the restriction on the functioning of a language rule in a way that it can only be used in specific ways or contexts.

CONSTRAINT: "Constraints within the English language are rarely paid attention to as most people learn to speak the language never trying to go against such constraints."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CONSTRAINT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/constraint/ (accessed October 18, 2019).
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