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(Definition of strangle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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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 ​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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