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Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes
anything immaterial that severely hinders or confines
"they defected because Russian dance was in a straitjacket"; "the government is operating in an economic straitjacket"
a garment similar to a jacket that is used to bind the arms tightly against the body as a means of restraining a violent person
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Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis:
I would warn anyone who is considering strategically amputating Greece from Europe because this is very dangerous, who will be next after us? Portugal? What will happen when Italy discovers it is impossible to remain inside the straitjacket of austerity?
I think she had no idea she wouldn’t be able to say what she thought or wouldn’t be able to voice her opinion, that’s what she was used to all her life, and suddenly she’s in a straitjacket.
The practical effect of the court's decision is to put a straitjacket on local government at a time when maximum flexibility is needed.
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- svěrací kazajkaCzech
- camisa de fuerzaSpanish
- camisole de forceFrench
- camicia di forzaItalian
- iemand in zijn vrijheid beperken, dwangbuis, iemand een dwangbuis aandoenDutch
- tvangstrøyeNorwegian Nynorsk
- camisa de força, colete de forçasPortuguese
- смирительная рубашкаRussian
- tvångströja, förkväva, sätta tvångströja påSwedish
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