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British English: /rɪˈstreɪn/
American English: /rəˈstreɪn/

Translation of restrain in French:

transitive verb

  • 1 (hold back)
    retenir (person, tears, laughter)
    contenir (desires)
    maîtriser (attacker, animal)
    contenir (crowd)
    to restrain somebody from doing something
    empêcher quelqu'un de faire quelque chose
  • 3 (control)
    limiter (demonstration, picketing)

reflexive verb

  • to restrain oneself
    se retenir
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