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constrict

US [kənˈstrɪkt]
UK [kən'strɪkt]
  • v.约束;(使)紧缩;限制;限定
  • Web压缩;收缩;收紧
Simple Present:constricts  Present Participle:constricting  Past Tense:constricted  
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v.
1.
[i][t]
(使)紧缩,缩窄to become tighter or narrower; to make sth tighter or narrower
Her throat constricted and she swallowed hard.
她喉咙发紧,使劲地咽了一下唾沫。
a drug that constricts the blood vessels
收缩血管的药
2.
~ sb
限制;限定;抑制;约束to limit or restrict what sb is able to do
Film-makers of the time were constricted by the censors.
那时的电影制作人受到了审查官的限制。
constricting rules and regulations
具有约束性的规章制度

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