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Definition of "constraining" [constraining]

  • Present participle of constrain. (verb)

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Use "constraining" in a sentence
  • "SCOTUS punted in constraining the very general right to keep and bear arms to simply self-defense purposes."
  • "Now, of course, the judges/justices can try to distinguish precedent, etc. but that doesn't eliminate the fact that stare decisis has some inherent value in constraining judicial decisionmaking."
  • "In this contest, the state acted as a sort of referee between Egypt's secular reformists and its religious conservatives whose objective was "street censorship," a practice that Mehrez defines as constraining and contaminating the cultural field "by imposing conservative religious values on the secular players.""