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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Anything that keeps one from moving freely. Also: to restrict the freedom of.

Usage examples (34)
  • Tyrants have not yet discovered any chains that can fetter the mind.
  • Noun : Boredom puts fetters upon the imagination
  • Thursday (called in French Jeudi gras and in German fetter Donnerstag
  • "fetter" on the technological means of production, a fetter that is ready to be burst asunder. for more
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