straitjacket

US [ˈstreɪtˌdʒækət]
UK [ˈstreɪtˌdʒækɪt]
  • n.约束服;限制
  • Web紧身服;紧身衣;拘束衣
Plural Form:straitjackets  
straitjacket
n.
1.
约束衣,紧身衣(有时用以束缚精神病患者)a piece of clothing like a jacket with long arms which are tied to prevent the person wearing it from behaving violently. Straitjackets are sometimes used to control people who are mentally ill.
2.
束缚;桎梏;约束a thing that stops sth from growing or developing
the straitjacket of taxation
纳税的束缚

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