Translation of "straitjacket" - English-Traditional 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

(用於約束危險的罪犯和精神病人的)緊身衣
Brody was locked in a padded cell and forced to wear a straitjacket. 布羅迪被鎖在軟壁囚室裡,被迫穿著緊身衣。

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

束縛,桎梏
He refused to be fitted into any ideological straitjacket. 他不願受到任何意識形態的束縛。

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

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