[ stɹˈe͡ɪt d͡ʒˈakɪts], [ stɹˈeɪt dʒˈakɪts], [ s_t_ɹ_ˈeɪ_t dʒ_ˈa_k_ɪ_t_s]
Related words: straight jacket, straitjacket, asylums, mental health care, psychiatry hospitals, psychiatry wards, mental institutions
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How to use "Straight jackets" in context?
Straight jackets are a type of restraint used in psychiatric hospitals and prisons. They are usually a lightweight cloth that wraps around the body from the neck to the waist. They are most commonly used to prevent patients from harming themselves or others.
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