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Spanish translation of “strait”


noun /streit/
(often in plural ) a narrow strip of sea between two pieces of land
the straits of Gibraltar the Bering Strait.
(in plural ) difficulty ; ( financial ) need
They found themselves in dire financial straits .
strait-jacket noun a type of jacket with long sleeves tied behind to hold back the arms of eg a violent and insane person .
camisa de fuerza
strait-laced adjective strict and severe in attitude and behaviour / behavior
strait-laced middle-class parents .
(Definition of strait from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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