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Oxford dictionary definition of the word straitjacket:
a strong garment with long sleeves which can be tied together to confine the arms of a violent prisoner or mental patient.
a severe restriction on freedom of action, development, or expression:
the government is operating in an economic straitjacket
verb (straitjackets, straitjacketing, straitjacketed)
restrain with a straitjacket.
impose severely restrictive measures on (a person or activity):
the treaty should not be used as a tool to straitjacket international trade
See strait-laced (usage)
Straitjacket can also be spelled straightjacket: both are correct.