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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms1.0 / 1 vote

  1. straitadjective

    close, strict, narrow

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. strait, soundnoun

    a narrow channel of the sea joining two larger bodies of water

    sound, straits, phone, audio, auditory sensation, pass, speech sound

    wide, broad

  2. pass, strait, straitsadjective

    a bad or difficult situation or state of affairs

    go, passing, notch, liberty chit, fling, walk, passing play, crack, laissez passer, mountain pass, pass, straits, bye, passing game, flip, passport, base on balls, toss, sound, whirl, qualifying, head, offer

    wide, broad

  3. straitadjective


    "strait is the gate"

    broad, wide

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. straitadjective

    narrow, close, contracted, constricted, not broad, not wide

  2. straitadjective

    strict, rigorous, rigid, severe

  3. strait

    n. narrow pass (especially between two seas), gut, narrows

  4. strait

    distress, difficulty, perplexity, dilemma, embarrassment, pinch, exigency, emergency, critical situation

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  1. straitnoun

    narrows, channel, dilemma, difficulty, pinch, exigency, restriction

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "strait":

    straits, detroit, hoi, bungo, sea, hai, close, narrow, sound, cross-strait, channel, hae

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  1. Jake Sullivan:

    Ensuring peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait, having clear communication, avoiding miscommunication, is going to be an important and intensive aspect of work between our militaries, our national security councils and between our diplomats, so you will see at multiple levels an intensification of the engagement to ensure that there are guardrails around this competition so that it doesn't veer off into conflict.

  2. Saul Kavonic:

    A prolonged closure of the Strait of Hormuz could see LNG spot prices skyrocket, and see a demand destruction scenario emerge turning the current soft LNG market on its head.

  3. Michael Kafka:

    We continue to execute a global Freedom of Navigation operations program in which US Navy ships safely and professionally challenge excessive maritime claims, including those in the South China Sea. We also conduct routine transits through Taiwan Strait to further demonstrate that Anthony Junco will fly, sail, and operate anywhere that international law allows.

  4. Lennon Chang:

    Taiwan has very good cyber defense and investigation skills and capacity. However, under such a huge amount of attacks and the special relationship across the Strait, it is really hard to prevent 100 percent.

  5. Mainland Affairs Council:

    The academics believe that there is no room for ambiguity across the Taiwan Strait, and suggests the government maintain its current policy position, strive to participate in the WHO and show goodwill to mainland Chinese suffering from the virus, additionally, minor incidents which could touch off a war across the Taiwan Strait should be avoided, that could become a pressure release point for the Chinese Communists to alleviate internal pressure.

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