constreñir

constreñir
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to oblige)
a. to compel
Constriñeron a los inquilinos a dejar la casa debido a su falta de pago.The tenants were compelled to leave the house due to lack of payment.
b. to constrain
La falta de decisión y la inacción de Martín constriñeron a Fermin a intervenir.Martin's lack of decision and inaction constrained Fermin to step in.
c. to force
La crisis financiera constriñó a la pareja a vender su propiedad.The financial crisis forced the couple to sell their property.
2. (to limit)
a. to restrict
No permitas que el temor al rechazo constriña tu imaginación y tu creatividad.Don't allow fear of rejection to restrict your imagination and your creativity.
3. (medicine)
a. to constrict
La formación de tejido fibroso puede constreñir una vena.Fibrous tissue formation can restrict a vein.
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constreñir
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (obligar)
a.
constreñir a alguien a hacer algoto compel o force somebody to do something
2. (oprimir, limitar)
a. to restrict
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constreñir
transitive verb
1 (limitar) to restrict
2 (obligar)
constreñir a algn a hacer algo to compel o force o (formal) constrain sb to do sth
3 (Med) to constrict
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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