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suffocate

view main entry for suffocate verb  /ˈsʌfəkeɪt/
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suffocation

  /ˌsʌfəˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [uncountable]
British English pronunciation: suffocationClick to listen to the pronunciation of suffocation
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