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stranglehold

noun [C usually singular] uk   /ˈstræŋ.ɡl̩.həʊld/ us    /-hoʊld/ disapproving
a position of complete control that prevents something from developing: The two major companies have been tightening their stranglehold on the beer market.
Translations of “stranglehold”
in Chinese (Traditional) 壓制,箝制, 束縛…
in Russian мертвая хватка…
in Turkish aşırı baskı/kontrol, yıldırıcı/boğucu hâkimiyet…
in Chinese (Simplified) 压制,钳制, 束缚…
in Polish pełna kontrola…
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