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verb [transitive] strangle pronunciation in American English /ˈstræŋɡ(ə)l/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theystrangle
he/she/itstrangles
present participlestrangling
past tensestrangled
past participlestrangled
  1. 2
    to stop the development of something, especially an economy

    Some fear the restrictions would strangle the country's economy.

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strangler

noun [countable]
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singularstrangler
pluralstranglers

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