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English definition of “gag”

gag

verb (PREVENT FROM TALKING)    /ɡæɡ/ (-gg-)
[T] to put a gag on someone's mouth: He was bound and gagged and left in a cell for three days.Fastening and tyingInterrupting and preventing from speaking [T often passive] to prevent a person or organization from talking or writing about a particular subject: The media have obviously been gagged because nothing has been reported.Interrupting and preventing from speaking
(Definition of gag verb (PREVENT FROM TALKING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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