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  1. shackle

    • IPA[ˈʃak(ə)l]

    英式

    • n.
      a pair of fetters connected together by a chain, used to fasten a prisoner's wrists or ankles together.;a situation or factor that restrains or restricts someone or something
    • v.
      chain with shackles;restrain; limit
    • noun: shackle, plural noun: shackles

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    • 相關詞

    名詞

    • 1. a pair of fetters connected together by a chain, used to fasten a prisoner's wrists or ankles together.
    • a situation or factor that restrains or restricts someone or something society is going to throw off the shackles of racism and colonialism
    • 2. a metal link, typically U-shaped, closed by a bolt, used to secure a chain or rope to something.
    • a pivoted link connecting a spring in a vehicle's suspension to the body of the vehicle.

    動詞

    • n.
      another term for D-lock

    Oxford Dictionary

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    • IPA[ˈSHak(ə)l]

    美式

    • n.
      a pair of fetters connected together by a chain, used to fasten a prisoner's wrists or ...
    • v.
      chain with shackles: the prisoner was shackled to the heavy steel chair in the center of the room

    Oxford American Dictionary