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To impede the work or progress of
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“I am appalled he would sanction the introduction of legislation such as this which, as Deputy Dukes said, will fetter the members of the House now and in the future.”
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Restrain with chains or manacles, typically around the ankles
“Although unshackled from the 15 kg iron chains that fettered them for three years, they are yet to come to terms with their freedom.”
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Bring together or into contact so that a real or notional link is established
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To strip one of freedom
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Cause to become twisted together with or caught in
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To make use of
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To reject or block (a motion or proposal)
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A means of control or restraint
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Something that encumbers progress or movement
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Something that restrains freedom of movement
“He saw a boy in fetters in the dungeon.”
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