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Definición de “asphyxiate” en inglés

asphyxiate

verb [T often passive] uk   /əsˈfɪk.si.eɪt/ formal us  
to cause someone to be unable to breathe, usually resulting in that person's death: The murder inquiry found that the children had been asphyxiated.
asphyxiation
noun [U] uk   /əsˌfɪk.siˈeɪ.ʃən/ us  
(Definition of asphyxiate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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