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British English: /kənˈstreɪnt/
American English: /kənˈstreɪnt/

Translation of constraint in German:


  • 1
    Zwang, der
    he felt himself under some constraint to speak
    er fühlte sich gezwungen zu sprechen
  • 3
    (restraint) Gezwungenheit, die
    the atmosphere was one of constraint
    die Atmosphäre war gezwungen od. steif

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