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Noun
Something that physically restrains freedom of movement
“Trying to think clearly, he told Corrie to release the fetter around his right wrist.”
Noun
A means of control or restraint
“The physical body is for many reasons not only a source of perpetual nuisance, but also a fetter that prevents escape from misery.”
Noun
Something that encumbers progress or movement
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“The concepts through which we try to apprehend the impact of globalization on our lives may lead to an experience of globalization as a fetter on our ability to act effectively in the world.”
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A limiting condition, rule or measure
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Verb
To physically restrain, especially with chains or manacles
“Rip the purple robes from his shoulders, and fetter him with chains that shall never be broken.”
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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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To join, fasten, or connect
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Verb
To reject or block (a motion or proposal)
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