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Definition of straitened adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

straitened

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈstreɪtnd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈstreɪtnd//
 
[only before noun] (formal)
 
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without enough money or as much money as there was before The family of eight was living in straitened circumstances.
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