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Filipino / Tagalog language translation for the meaning of the word maghigpit in the Tagalog Dictionary.

Definition for the Tagalog word maghigpit:

maghigpít  Play audio #51509Save to Flash Cards
[verb]  to tighten; to restrict; to be controlling

Verb conjugations of maghigpit:

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Root: higpitConjugation Type: Mag-
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
maghigpít  Play audio #51509
Completed (Past):
naghigpít  Play audio #51510
Uncompleted (Present):
naghíhigpít  Play audio #51511
Contemplated (Future):
maghíhigpít  Play audio #51512
Verb family:
higpitán  |  
Usage Note Icon Usage Notes:
Root word is "higpit" (tightness, strictness)

Hindi madaling buksan itong bote kasi mahigpit ang takip. = It's not easy to open this bottle because the lid is tight.

Ang aming bagong amo ay masyadong mahigpit. = Our new boss is very strict/stern.

Mahirap malaman kung sino ang mananalo kasi mahigpit ang laban. = It's difficult to know who'd win because it's a close contest.

Itali mo yung sampayan nang mahigpit sa poste para hindi madaling makalas. = Tie the clothesline tightly to the post so that it won't loosen easily.

Ang paninigarilyo ay mahigpit na ipinagbabawal dito.= Smoking is strictly prohibited here. is now on the App Store! TDC Tagalog Dictionary

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How to pronounce maghigpit:

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Related English Words:
controllingbe controllingtightentightenstightenedtighteningrestrictrestrictsrestrictedrestricting
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