Meaning of “strangulation” in the English Dictionary

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"strangulation" in British English

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strangulationnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌstræŋ.ɡjəˈleɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌstræŋ.ɡjəˈleɪ.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.

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

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