What does straits mean?

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straits

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pass, strait, straitsnoun

    a bad or difficult situation or state of affairs

  2. pass, head, straitsnoun

    a difficult juncture

    "a pretty pass"; "matters came to a head yesterday"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Straits

    of Strait

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  1. tsarist

  2. artists

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  1. Alex
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of straits in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of straits in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of straits in a Sentence

  1. Collin Koh:

    We will see the Indian Ocean grow in importance, too, particularly around traditional chokeholds, such as the approaches to the Malacca Straits and the Nicobar islands, so an improved U.S. relationship with the major submarine player in the area, India, is very significant.

  2. Justin Trudeau:

    We get to show the world how to open our hearts and welcomepeople who are fleeing extraordinarily difficult straits.

  3. James Holmes:

    We need to be able to plug up the straits.

  4. Forrest Claypool:

    With scarce resources, staff furloughs and painful budget cuts, CPS is keeping a close watch on every dollar, barbara Byrd-Bennett and her co-conspirators knew the district's dire straits and still concocted this scheme to divert needed resources away from classrooms and line their own pockets.

  5. Scott Morrison:

    There was no discussion about anything else, there was an appreciation of our involvement in that particular operation which was I remind everyone is about freedom of navigation in the Straits of Hormuz. That's what that is about. The other matters that are being pursued by the United States are matters that they're pursuing.

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