Translation of straitjacket in Spanish:

straitjacket

Pronunciation: /ˈstreɪtˌdʒækət; ˈstreɪtˌdʒækɪt/

n

  • camisa (f) de fuerza, chaleco (m) de fuerza (CS) the ideological straitjacket of the party line las limitaciones ideológicas que impone la línea del partido
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    • 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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