[ kuhn-strinj ]
/ kənˈstrɪndʒ /
verb (used with object), con·stringed, con·string·ing.
to constrict; compress; cause to contract.
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British Dictionary definitions for constringe
/ (kənˈstrɪndʒ) /
(tr) rare to shrink or contract
Derived forms of constringeconstringency, nounconstringent, adjective
Word Origin for constringe
C17: from Latin constringere to bind together; see constrain
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