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strangleverb [T]

 us   /ˈstræŋ·ɡəl/
to kill someone by pressing the throat so that the person cannot breathe
noun [U]  us   /ˌstræŋ·ɡjəˈleɪ·ʃən/
An autopsy showed that he had died of strangulation.
(Definition of strangle from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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stranglenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈstræŋɡl/ FINANCE, STOCK MARKET
→  straddle
(Definition of strangle from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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