Jul
02
2013

constraint

Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

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noun
definition 1:  the state of confinement or restraint.
example:  He nearly went mad during his constraint in prison.

definition 2:  something that compels, confines, or restrains.
example:  He thought he would be happier without the constraints of a regular job.
example:  She felt the art school was too conservative and put constraints on her creativity.

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