strictures

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plural of stricture
stricture
Abnormal narrowing of a canal or duct in the body
stricture
A rule restricting behaviour or action

For them, parity is less an ultimate goal than a transitory and permissive springboard for testing Western resolve and pursuing whatever additional accretions of strategic power the strictures of SALT and American tolerance will allow.

stricture
A sternly critical remark or review
stricture
Organic stricture, and Spasmodic stricture, under Organic, and Spasmodic
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{n} a contraction, portion, slight touch
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A stroke; a glance; a touch
stricture
severe criticism
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{i} something which restricts; censure, criticism; abnormal narrowing of a body duct or passage (Pathology)
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You can use strictures to refer to severe criticism or disapproval of something. Mencken's strictures on the 1920s, with its self-righteous prohibition on alcohol and unconventional ideas
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You can refer to things that limit what you can do as strictures of a particular kind. Your goals are hindered by financial strictures. = restriction
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A localized morbid contraction of any passage of the body
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abnormal narrowing of a part of an organ
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A circumscribed narrowing of the esophagus
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A touch of adverse criticism; censure
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Strictness
stricture
abnormal narrowing of a bodily canal or passageway
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an abnormal narrowing of an anastamosis AKA stenosis Caused by excessive scarring, inflammation cased by ulcer, or technical complication Treated by endoscopic balloon dilation or rarely, reoperation Symptoms include progressive inability to take diet forcing regression from solid to liquid foods
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strictures

    Turkish pronunciation

    strîkçırz

    Pronunciation

    /ˈstrəkʧərz/ /ˈstrɪkʧɜrz/

    Etymology

    [ 'strik-ch&r ] (noun.) 14th century. Middle English, from Late Latin strictura, from Latin strictus, past participle.

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