how to pronounce constriction


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constriction is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… spinal stenosis constriction of the …”

meanings of constriction


  1. A narrow part of something; a stricture.
  2. The act of constricting, the state of being constricted, or something that constricts.
  3. A compression.

constriction frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word constriction occurs in english on average 0.2 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 constriction 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 constriction can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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