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  Definition of Straitjacket
  1. a jacket-like garment used to bind the arms tightly against the body as a means of restraining a violent person
  2. anything immaterial that severely hinders or confines; "they defected because Russian dance was in a straitjacket"; "the government is operating in an economic straitjacket"
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