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  1. fetter

    • IPA[ˈfedər]

    美式

    • n.
      a chain or manacle used to restrain a prisoner, typically placed around the ankles;a restraint or check on someone's freedom to do something, typically one considered unfair or overly restrictive
    • v.
      restrain with chains or manacles, typically around the ankles;restrict or restrain (someone) in an unfair or undesirable fashion
    • noun: fetter, plural noun: fetters

    • verb: fetter, 3rd person present: fetters, gerund or present participle: fettering, past tense: fettered, past participle: fettered

    • 釋義
    • 相關詞
    • n.
      名詞
    • 1. a chain or manacle used to restrain a prisoner, typically placed around the ankles:

      he lay bound with fetters of iron

    • 2. a restraint or check on someone's freedom to do something, typically one considered unfair or overly restrictive:

      the fetters of discipline and caution

    • v.
      動詞
    • 1. restrain with chains or manacles, typically around the ankles:

      the Supervisor tossed a key to the old slave to unlock the chain that fettered the prisoners together

    • 2. restrict or restrain (someone) in an unfair or undesirable fashion:

      he was not fettered by tradition

    • adj. restrained with chains or manacles, typically around the ankles:

    • a ragged and fettered prisoner

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    • adj. restrained with chains or manacles, typically around the ankles:

    • a ragged and fettered prisoner

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    • IPA[ˈfɛtə]

    英式

    • n.
      a chain or manacle used to restrain a prisoner, typically placed around the ankles:
    • he lay bound with fetters of iron
    • v.
      restrain with chains or manacles, typically around the ankles:
    • the Supervisor tossed a key to the old slave to unlock the chain that fettered the prisoners together

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