Updated English - Vietnamese Dictionary
constrain /kən'strein/Concise Dictionary
- ngoại động từ
- bắt ép, ép buộc, cưỡng ép, thúc ép
- to constrain someone to do something: ép buộc ai làm việc gì
- dằn xuống, nén, chế ngự, ghìm lại
constrains|constrained|constrainingkən'streɪnAdvanced English Dictionary
+ verb (formal)
1 [VN to inf] [usually passive] to force sb to do sth or behave in a particular way: The evidence was so compelling that he felt constrained to accept it. + The company said that it was constrained to raise prices.
2 [VN] [often passive] ~ sb (from doing sth) to restrict or limit sb/sth: Research has been constrained by a lack of funds. + She felt constrained from continuing by the threat of losing her job. + Men and women are becoming less constrained by stereotyped roles.
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