Definition Of constrain

verb

severely restrict the scope, extent, or activity of.

agricultural development is considerably constrained by climate

Example Of constrain

  • agricultural development is considerably constrained by climate

  • As a prisoner of immediacy, avant-gardist form reveals the poet's inner life in a heavily constrained and distorted content.

  • As a result, domestic laws and policies in a wide range of areas need to be changed to make them compliant with these rules, even though this will severely restrict or constrain possible policy options in many areas.

  • As opposed to the presentation of the piccolo concerto, the suite was interpreted with a much nobler and constrained tone.

  • ‘Those civil servants should get a taste of reality,’ a voice on the radio phone-in show quivers with barely constrained rage.


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