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behaving calmly and with control; the limit or control of something, such as the expression of strong emotion or opinion การอดกลั้น, การยับยั้ง,การหยุดยั้ง 

A statement issued by the spokesman for the UN secretary-general said Ban Ki-moon was "deeply concerned" by the fighting and urged both sides "to exercise maximum restraint".

Show a little restraint and don't overdo or overspend.

Switzerland unveiled plans to make bankers' bonuses less tax-friendly, aiming to satisfy political parties calling for pay restraint.

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