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shackle

1. noun LAW, HIST2. verb LAW, HIST put shackles on3. verb constrain 1 noun LAW, HISTgeimheal fem2his lawyer asked that the shackles be removed d'iarr a dhlíodóir go mbainfí na geimhle dea slave in shackles sclábhaí faoi chuibhreachthe animal is in shackles tá cuibhreach ar an ainmhí, tá buarach ar an ainmhí 2 verb LAW, HIST put shackles on TRANSITIVEgeimhligh verbto shackle a prisoner geimhle cos a chur ar phríosúnachhe was shackled to a radiator bhí sí ceangailte de radaitheoirthey were shackled together by the ankles bhí ceangal rúitín á gcoinneáil le chéilehe's shackled to his desk bíonn sé ag obair ó dhubh go dubh
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3 verb constrain TRANSITIVElaincisí a chur arsrian a chur arbac a chur arthird world countries are shackled by debts tá fiacha ag cur laincisí ar thíortha an tríú domhanthis legislation would shackle the unions chuirfeadh an reachtaíocht seo srian ar na ceardchumainn

shackled

adjective LAW, HISTgeimhlithethe suspect was shackled bhí geimhle ar an bpríosúnach, bhí an príosúnach i gcuibhreach

shackles

noun literary laincisísriantaconstaicíthey wanted to throw off the shackles of religion theastaigh uathu éalú ó laincisí an chreidimhit freed them of the shackles of the bureaucracy shaor sé iad ó shrianta an mhaorlathais

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