how to pronounce restrained


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The above transcription of restrained is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

restrained is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… in a restrained position agreed …”

meanings of restrained


  1. Held back, limited, kept in check or under control.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of restrain.

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