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straitjacketnoun [C usually singular]

(also straightjacket) uk   us   /ˈstreɪtˌdʒæk.ɪt/
a ​strongpiece of ​specialclothing that ​ties the ​arms to the ​body and is used for ​limiting the ​movements of ​dangerousprisoners and ​mentallyillpatients whose ​behaviour is ​violent: Brody was ​locked in a ​paddedcell and ​forced to ​wear a straitjacket. disapproving something that ​severelylimitsdevelopment or ​activity in a way that is ​damaging: He ​refused to be ​fitted into any ​ideological straitjacket.
(Definition of straitjacket from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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straitjacketnoun [C]

(also straightjacket,  us   /ˈstreɪtˌdʒæk·ɪt/ )  us   /ˈstreɪtˌdʒæk·ɪt/
a ​specialitem of ​clothing like a ​coat that ​ties the ​arms to the ​body and ​limits the ​movement of a ​violent or ​mentallyillperson
(Definition of straitjacket from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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