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Spanish translation of “strait”

strait

noun /streit/
(often in plural) a narrow strip of sea between two pieces of land
estrecho
the straits of Gibraltar the Bering Strait.
(in plural) difficulty; (financial) need
aprieto
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
puritano
strait-laced middle-class parents.
(Definition of strait from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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