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Verb
Present participle for 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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Present participle for 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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Present participle for to bring together or into contact so that a real or notional link is established
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Present participle for to make use of
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Present participle for to reject or block (a motion or proposal)
Noun
The action of inhibiting a process
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“From heaven came the chains, that were used for fettering the minds of mortals.”
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