Definition of "straitened" [straitened]

  • (verb) Simple past tense and past participle of straiten.
  • (adjective) squeezed or confined

Use "straitened" in a sentence

  • "The policy is defensible as the fairest approach to university finances in straitened times."
  • "Instead, in straitened times, it is money that has had the final word."
  • "Ok, but be fair … Grant came into possession of ONE slave, and set him free, even though Grant was in straitened financial circumstances and could have done with the money."

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