how to pronounce constrict


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constrict is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of constrict in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… will constrict his life uh the the the …”

meanings of constrict


  1. To narrow, especially by application of pressure.
  2. To limit or restrict.

constrict frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word constrict occurs in english on average 0.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics constrict can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that constrict can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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