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Meaning of “stifle” - Learner’s Dictionary

stifle

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈstaɪfl/
to stop something from happening or continuing: to stifle a sneeze/yawn Large supermarkets stifle competition.Preventing and impedingLimiting and restricting
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