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v. con·strict·ed, con·strict·ing, con·stricts
1. To make smaller or narrower by binding or squeezing.
2. To squeeze or compress.
3. To restrict the scope or freedom of; cramp: lives constricted by poverty.
To become constricted.
[Latin cōnstringere, cōnstrict-, to compress; see constrain.]
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|Adj.||1.||constricted - especially tense; especially in some dialects|
phonetics - the branch of acoustics concerned with speech processes including its production and perception and acoustic analysis
tense - pronounced with relatively tense tongue muscles (e.g., the vowel sound in `beat')
|2.||constricted - drawn together or squeezed physically or by extension psychologically; "a constricted blood vessel"; "a constricted view of life"|
unconstricted - not constricted physically or by extension psychologically; "healthy unconstricted arteries"
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constricted[kənˈstrɪktɪd] ADJ [space] → limitado, reducido; [freedom, movement] → restringido (Phon) → constrictivo
to feel constricted (by clothes etc) → sentirse constreñido
I feel constricted by these regulations → me siento constreñido por estas reglas
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
[throat] → serré(e)
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constricted[kənˈstrɪktɪd] adj (movements) → limitato/a; (point of view) → ristretto/a
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