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shackles is shackle's Plural Form

shackle

US [ˈʃæk(ə)l]
UK ['ʃæk(ə)l]
  • n.桎梏;束缚;枷锁;镣铐
  • v.束缚;拘束;妨碍;阻碍
  • Web脚镣;铁链;卸扣
Plural Form:shackles  Present Participle:shackling  Past Tense:shackled  
shackles
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n.
1.
镣铐;手铐;脚镣two metal rings joined together by a chain and placed around a prisoner's wrists or ankles to prevent them from escaping or moving easily
2.
~ (of sth)
枷锁;桎梏;束缚a particular state, set of conditions or circumstances, etc. that prevent you from saying or doing what you want
a country struggling to free itself from the shackles of colonialism
为摆脱殖民主义的枷锁而斗争的国家

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