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English definition of “choke”

choke

verb [T usually passive] (FILL)    /tʃəʊk/ US  /tʃoʊk/ (also choke up)
to fill something such as a road or pipe, so that nothing can pass through: At lunchtime the streets were choked with traffic.Closing and blocking
(Definition of choke verb (FILL) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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