constrict

constrict(
kuhn
-
strihkt
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to squeeze)
a. estrechar
It turns out that boas don't suffocate their prey but rather constrict the blood flow to the brain.Resulta que las boas no ahogan a sus presas, sino que estrechan los vasos sanguíneos que llevan la sangre al cerebro.
2. (to impede)
a. restringir
The government has no right to constrict our access to firearms.El gobierno no tiene ningún derecho a restringir nuestro acceso a las armas de fuego.
b. constreñir
This piece of legislation, well intended though it may be, will just constrict small business owners.Este proyecto de ley, por bien intencionado que sea, solo constreñirá a los propietarios de empresas pequeñas.
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constrict
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (blood vessel)
a. constreñir, contraer
2. (person, economy)
a. constreñir
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constrict [kənˈstrɪkt]
transitive verb
[+muscle] oprimir; [+vein] estrangular; [+movements] restringir;
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