strangle Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"strangle" in British English

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strangleverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈstræŋ.ɡl̩/
to ​kill someone by ​pressingtheirthroat so that they cannot ​breathe: She had been strangled with her own ​scarf and her ​bodydumped in the ​woods. to ​stop something from ​developing: For ​years, the ​organization was strangled by ​excessivebureaucracy. There is a ​greatdeal of ​fear that the new ​restrictions might strangle the country's ​economy.
(Definition of strangle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"strangle" in American English

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strangleverb [T]

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

"strangle" in Business English

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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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