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Noun
Restraints, usually of metal and often joined by a chain, placed around a prisoner's wrists or ankles to restrict their movement
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A figurative limit
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Plural for stiffness of manner and inhibition in relations between people
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“If a king is seeking freedom from constraint through disguise, the greatest freedom is to be had through disguising himself as a beggar.”
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Plural for a limitation or restriction
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“The main regulatory constraint in the post war period was the ceiling on interest rates.”
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Plural for the use of force to impel an action
“People are not morally responsible for that which they do under constraint or compulsion.”
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Plural for the action of forbidding or prohibiting something
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Plural for an element, feature, or factor that is liable to vary or change
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Plural for a non-specific rule or principle that provides direction to action or behavior
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Plural for physical detention by force
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Plural for an urgent need or demand
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Plural for something that is formally or legally required or obligatory
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Plural for a disadvantage of something, especially when contrasted with its advantages (pros)
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Plural for constraint
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Plural for a thing that is imposed, in particular an unfair or unwelcome demand or burden
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Plural for the state of being mentally concerned, uneasy, or anxious
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Plural for a thing which one is required to do as part of a job, role, or legal obligation
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Plural for the terminal point or boundary of an area or movement
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