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Pronunciation of Straits: Learn how to pronounce Straits in English correctly

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word strait:

noun
1 (also straits) a narrow passage of water connecting two seas or two other large areas of water:
[in place names]:
the Straits of Gibraltar
2 (straits) used in reference to a situation characterized by a specified degree of trouble or difficulty:
the economy is in dire straits
redundancy left him in severe financial straits
adjective
archaic
(of a place) of limited spatial capacity; narrow or cramped:
the road was so strait that a handful of men might have defended it
close, strict, or rigorous:
my captivity was strait as ever
Derivatives
straitly
adverb
straitness
noun