how to pronounce constrain


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constrain is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of constrain in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… used to constrain China and deal with …”

meaning of constrain

To constrain means to limit or confine.

constrain frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word constrain occurs in english on average 1.8 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 constrain 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 constrain can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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