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English definition of “choke”

choke

verb     /tʃəʊk/
STOP BREATHING [I, T] If you choke, or if something chokes you, you stop breathing because something is blocking your throat : Children can choke on peanuts .Breathing and stopping breathing
FILL [T] ( also choke up) to fill something such as a road or pipe so that nothing can pass through: [often passive] The roads were choked with traffic .Filling and completing
(Definition of choke verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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