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fetters
Pronunciation: /ˈfɛtəz/

Translation of fetters in Spanish:

plural noun

  • [literary]
    grillos (masculine plural)
    the fetters of marriage
    las cadenas del matrimonio
    Example sentences
    • They should be freed from the political fetters and given full freedom to act impartially.
    • It could make a person, an artist even, that hypothetical cipher of freedom from drab social fetters, wonder if she has been doing what she wanted all along.
    • There might be times when the tactics infringe individual freedoms such as the freedom to travel without fetter or freedoms of speech.

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