Meaning of “constrict” in the English Dictionary

"constrict" in British English

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constrictverb

uk /kənˈstrɪkt/ us /kənˈstrɪkt/

(Definition of “constrict” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"constrict" in American English

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constrictverb [ I/T ]

us /kənˈstrɪkt/

to make or become tighter and narrower:

[ T ] Bright sunlight constricts the pupil of the eye.
constriction
noun [ C ] us /kənˈstrɪk·ʃən/

(Definition of “constrict” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)