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IN STRAITENED CIRCUMSTANCES

 Dictionary entry overview: What does in straitened circumstances mean? 

IN STRAITENED CIRCUMSTANCES (adjective)
  The adjective IN STRAITENED CIRCUMSTANCES has 1 sense:

1. not having enough money to pay for necessities

  Familiarity information: IN STRAITENED CIRCUMSTANCES used as an adjective is very rare.


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IN STRAITENED CIRCUMSTANCES (adjective)


Sense 1in straitened circumstances [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Not having enough money to pay for necessities

Synonyms:

hard up; impecunious; in straitened circumstances; penniless; penurious; pinched

Similar:

poor (having little money or few possessions)


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