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English definition of “garrotte”

garrotte

verb [T] (also garotte, US also garrote)     /ɡəˈrɒt/ US  /-ˈrɑːt/
to kill someone by putting a metal wire or collar around their neck to break their neck or stop them breathingMurder and attempted murderKilling
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