Translation of "straitjacket" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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straitjacketnoun [ C usually singular ]

also straightjacket uk /ˈstreɪtˌdʒæk.ɪt/ us /ˈstreɪtˌdʒæk.ɪt/

a strong piece of special clothing that ties the arms to the body and is used for limiting the movements of dangerous prisoners and mentally ill patients whose behaviour is violent

(用于约束危险的罪犯和精神病人的)约束衣
Brody was locked in a padded cell and forced to wear a straitjacket. 布罗迪被锁在软壁囚室里,被迫穿着约束衣。

disapproving something that severely limits development or activity in a way that is damaging

束缚,桎梏
He refused to be fitted into any ideological straitjacket. 他不愿受到任何意识形态的束缚。

(Translation of “straitjacket” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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