contrainte

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the feminine of contraint; Middle French constrainte.

Noun[edit]

contrainte f (plural contraintes)

  1. constraint
  2. requirement, demand
  3. (physics) stress

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Verb[edit]

contrainte

  1. feminine singular of the past participle of contraindre

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Middle French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the feminine of contraint, constraint.

Noun[edit]

contrainte f (plural contraintes)

  1. constraint

References[edit]

  • (fr) Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l'ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (contrainte, supplement)