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handcuffs

plural noun  /ˈhændˌkʌfs/ ( short form cuffs) us  
two metal rings, joined by a short chain, that are locked around a prisoner’s wrists to prevent free movement: She was taken away in handcuffs.
handcuff
verb [T]  /ˈhændˌkʌf/ ( short form cuff) us  
On the plane, he was handcuffed to an FBI agent.
Translations of “handcuffs”
in Korean 수갑…
in Arabic قَيْد, صَفَد…
in Portuguese algemas…
in Catalan manilles…
in Japanese 手錠…
in Italian manette…
in Chinese (Traditional) 手銬…
in Russian наручники…
in Turkish kelepçe…
in Chinese (Simplified) 手铐…
in Polish kajdanki…
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