fetter
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fetter
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to shackle)
a. poner grilletes a
The jailer fettered the prisoners.El carcelero les puso grilletes a los presos.
b. poner grillos a
They fettered my feet so I wouldn't run away.Me pusieron grillos en los pies para que no me escapara.
c. encadenar
The slaves were fettered to the post.Los esclavos fueron encadenados al poste.
2. (to restrict)
a. encadenar
Jenna felt fettered by her father's expectations.Jenna se sentía encadenada por las expectativas de su padre.
b. coartar
Censorship fetters people's free speech.La censura coarta la libre expresión del pueblo.
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fetter
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. poner grilletes a
2. (fig)
a. encadenar, atar
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (fig)
a. (on rights, freedom)
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fetter [ˈfetəʳ]
transitive verb
[+person] encadenar; poner grilletes a; [+horse] trabar; poner trabas a;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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