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noun [plural] apron strings pronunciation in British English
  1. influence or control that someone has over you because you are afraid of making your own decisions or of not doing what they say
    be tied to someone’s apron strings (=be influenced or controlled by someone): Even at 25 Jenny was tied to her parents’ apron strings.


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the buying and selling of human organs

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