Translation of "shackle" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ˈʃæk.l̩/ us

If you are shackled by something, it prevents you from doing what you want to do. to prevent someone from doing what they want to do

coartar, constreñir
The country is shackled by its own debts.

(Translation of “shackle” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)