Translation of straitjacket in Spanish:
- camisa (feminine) de fuerza, chaleco (masculine) de fuerza (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) the ideological straitjacket of the party line las limitaciones ideológicas que impone la línea del partidoExample sentences
- We must break through the mental straitjacket and realize that another world is possible.
- We've got the government ordering us to zip up our mental straitjackets in public.
- We have to be careful, as you would understand, putting straitjackets on either judges or counsel.
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An estanco is an establishment selling tobacco, stamps, bus and subway passes and other products whose sale is restricted. Cigarettes etc are sold in bars and cafés but at higher prices. Estancos also sell stationery and sometimes newspapers.