Grammar Patterns

ADJ to n

The 'restricted' group

These adjectives indicate that something occurs or is found in a specific place, or among specific people, or that something is restricted to a specific situation. We include here endemic, which indicates that something occurs frequently in a place. We also include common, which indicates that something occurs with respect to two or more people, groups, things, or places.
The first term of the program is common to all groups and designed to give students a good grounding in all the fundamentals of business education.
Grape vines are widespread and indigenous to the Americas, Europe and Asia.
Exotic flowers aren't always restricted to the greenhouse or conservatory.
Order a mixed drink flavored with kalamansi (a marble-size green citron unique to the Philippines) instead of the usual lemon or lime.
  • common
  • confined
  • distinctive
  • endemic
  • exclusive
  • indigenous
  • local
  • native
  • particular
  • peculiar
  • restricted
  • specific
  • unique
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