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English definition of “suffocate”


verb [I, T]     /ˈsʌfəkeɪt/
to die because you cannot breathe or to kill someone by stopping them from breathing: He suffocated her with a pillow.Breathing and stopping breathingKillingMurder and attempted murderDeath and dying
suffocation     /ˌsʌfəˈkeɪʃən/ noun [U]
(Definition of suffocate verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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