Translation of "shackles" - English-Spanish dictionary

shackles

noun uk /ˈʃæk.l̩z/ us

a pair of metal rings connected by a chain and fastened to a person’s wrists or the bottom of their legs to prevent them from escaping

grilletes
The shackles had begun to cut into his ankles.

something that prevents you from doing what you want to do

ataduras, trabas
The press, once heavily censored, has managed to shake off its shackles.

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

shackles

noun plural /ˈʃӕklz/

a pair of iron rings joined by a chain that are put on a prisoner’s wrists, ankles etc, to limit movement

grilletes
His captors put shackles on him.
shackle verb

to put shackles on

poner grilletes
The prisoners were shackled.

(Translation of “shackles” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)