Translation of trammel in Spanish:
- (usually plural) (of work, family life) (formal or literary) she felt caught in the trammels of routinese sentía atrapada en las redes de la rutinaExample sentences
- The most notable characteristic of Archimedes' mathematical work is its freedom from the trammels of traditional Greek mathematics.
- It was the culmination of the sustained effort of many small entrepreneurs who had carved out a unique niche for offering hospitality without the trammels of the organised industry.
- Wannabe ‘Americans’ had come to the New World to escape the trammels of established churches and feudalism which disfigured early modern Europe.
transitive verb (British English) -ll-
- [literary] (usually passive) to feel trammeled by somethingsentirse atrapado en algoExample sentences
- No Scottish Labour leader would dream of letting himself be trammelled by the kind of political constraints that hobbled Louis XIV.
- The lack of evidence also trammelled the inquiry into the most serious allegations, those involving collusion between the British authorities and loyalist paramilitaries.
- I think this is another paradigm of countries in transition, the bad roads left behind after being trammelled by the carts of history.
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