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straitenedadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈstreɪ.tənd/ us   /ˈstreɪ.tənd/ formal
A straitened situation is difficult because there is much less money available to you than there was in the past: A lot of people are finding themselves in very straitened circumstances because of the recession.
(Definition of straitened from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “straitened”
in Chinese (Simplified) 拮据的,窘迫的, 经济状况恶化的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 拮据的,窘迫的, 經濟狀況惡化的…
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