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strangulation

noun [U] uk   us   /ˌstræŋ.ɡjʊˈleɪ.ʃən/
the action of killing someone by pressing their throat so that they cannot breathe, or the act of dying in this way: The post-mortem showed that the boy had died from strangulation.
Translations of “strangulation”
in Chinese (Traditional) 勒死,掐死…
in Chinese (Simplified) 扼死,勒死,掐死…
(Definition of strangulation from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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