shackle Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary

Meaning of “shackle” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb [T]
to fasten a prisoner's arms or legs together with chainsFastening and tying
be shackled by sth to be prevented from doing what you want to do by somethingLimiting and restrictingPreventing and impeding
Translations of “shackle”
in Chinese (Traditional) 阻撓,束縛…
in Russian заковывать в кандалы…
in Turkish zincirlemek, prangaya vurmak, kelepçelemek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 阻挠,束缚…
in Polish zakuć (w kajdany)…
(Definition of shackle from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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