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British English: /ˈfɛtə/
American English: /ˈfɛdər/

Translation of fetter in German:


  • 1
    (shackle) Fußfessel, die
  • 2usu. in pl. (bond)
    Fesseln Pl.
    in pl. [figurative] (captivity) Gefangenschaft, die
    Fesseln Pl.
  • 3in pl.
    (restraint) Fesseln Pl.

transitive verb

  • 1
    (bind [as] with fetters) fesseln
    be fettered to something/somebody
    an etwas/jemanden gekettet sein
  • 2 (impede)
    einengen (Freiheit, Rechte, Souveränität, Personen)
    hemmen (Fortschritt, Entwicklung, Wachstum, Entfaltung)
    lähmen (Fantasie)

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