straits

(мн.ч.) затруднительное положение straits waistcoat straits затруднительное положение, стесненные обстоятельства ~ пролив

Большой англо-русский и русско-английский словарь. 2001.

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  • straits — straits; straits·man; …   English syllables

  • straits — index poverty, predicament Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Straits — This term relates to narrow cloths and is often mentioned in old statutes. Also an English kersey in the reign of Henry VIII …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • Straits — Dire Straits Dire Straits Dire Straits, le 22 octobre 1985 en Norvège Pays d’origin …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Straits — Strait Strait, n.; pl. {Straits}. [OE. straight, streit, OF. estreit, estroit. See {Strait}, a.] 1. A narrow pass or passage. [1913 Webster] He brought him through a darksome narrow strait To a broad gate all built of beaten gold. Spenser. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Straits — (as used in expressions) Florida Straits of Mackinac Straits of Straits Question Straits Settlements * * * …   Universalium

  • straits — n. difficulties 1) desperate, dire; financial straits 2) in desperate straits * * * dire financial straits [ difficulties ] desperate in desperate straits …   Combinatory dictionary

  • straits — noun 1. a bad or difficult situation or state of affairs • Syn: ↑pass, ↑strait • Hypernyms: ↑situation • Hyponyms: ↑desperate straits, ↑dire straits 2. a difficult juncture …   Useful english dictionary

  • straits — Synonyms and related words: arm, armlet, bay, bayou, belt, bight, bind, boca, broken fortune, clutch, complication, cove, creek, crunch, difficulties, distress, embarrassing position, embarrassment, estuary, euripus, fine how do you do, fjord,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • straits — (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. difficulty, plight, emergency, predicament, dilemma, bind, hot water, mess, jam, hole …   English dictionary for students

  • straits — n. bad and difficult situation due to financial problems streɪt n. narrow body of water that connects two larger bodies of water; misery, distress, difficult situation adj. difficult, distressing; narrow (Archaic) …   English contemporary dictionary

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