how to pronounce tighten

/ˈtaɪ.tən/

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tighten is pronounced in two syllables

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taɪtən

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

“… to tighten them up and now i can see …”

meaning of tighten

Tighten means to make something smaller or more compact.

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