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noun clutch pronunciation in British English /klʌtʃ/
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  1. 4

    clutches

    [plural] power or control that someone has over you that you want to escape from
    They fled the country to escape the clutches of the secret police.
  2. 5
    [countable] a small group of people or things
    This is the best of the recent clutch of political biographies.

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