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constrain

US [kənˈstreɪn]
UK [kən'streɪn]
  • v.约束;限制;强制;强迫
  • Web抑制;勉强;束缚
Simple Present:constrains  Present Participle:constraining  Past Tense:constrained  
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v.
1.
[usupass]
~ sb to do sth
强迫;强制;迫使to force sb to do sth or behave in a particular way
The evidence was so compelling that he felt constrained to accept it.
证据是那样的令人折服,他觉得不得不接受。
2.
[oftpass]
限制;限定;约束to restrict or limit sb/sth
Research has been constrained by a lack of funds.
研究工作因经费不足而受限制。
She felt constrained from continuing by the threat of losing her job.
由于受到失去工作的威胁,她感到很难再坚持下去。

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