Definición de asphyxiate en inglés:

asphyxiate

Saltos de línea: as¦phyxi|ate
Pronunciación: /əsˈfɪksɪeɪt
 
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verbo

[with object]
  • 1Kill (someone) by depriving them of air: they were asphyxiated by the carbon monoxide fumes
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Steam rose from all directions, billowing into swirls, each a threatening tentacle ready to choke, suffocate, asphyxiate me.
    • The kids and I enjoyed having her company, apart from the fact that she just about asphyxiated us all each morning with the amount of hair spray she was using.
    • We all know someone who's very closeness can almost asphyxiate us right?
    Sinónimos
  • 1.1 [no object] Die by being deprived of air: they slowly asphyxiated
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Interestingly enough, both writers are suicides - Hemingway shot himself and Plath asphyxiated in a gas oven.
    • Steve was a good friend I lost last year; he asphyxiated and/or drowned at Soda Springs up in Napa.
    • Her children's allergy to the sun means they must live in near darkness: anything stronger than candlelight will cause the kids to break out in boils and then asphyxiate.

Derivativos

asphyxiation

Pronunciación: /-ˈeɪʃ(ə)n/
sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • He died of asphyxiation shortly after boarding.
  • Many are tormented by memories of asphyxiation.
  • In large quantities the gas could cause asphyxiation.

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Pronunciación: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
noun
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