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adjective suffocating pronunciation in British English /ˈsʌfəˌkeɪtɪŋ/

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  1. 1
    so hot that you cannot breathe easily
    It’s suffocating in here!
  2. 2
    making you feel that you are not free to do what you want
    In time the marriage became suffocating.
    suffocating conventions


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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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