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American English: /ˈstræŋɡəl/
British English: /ˈstraŋɡ(ə)l/

Translation of strangle in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1
    Example sentences
    • It took all my will power to keep myself from strangling that person to death.
    • Sometimes, I felt like strangling him to death.
    • Then, in some unexplained way, the sprocket chain tore loose and managed to wrap itself about the boy's neck, strangling him.
  • 2
    to strangle the economy
    estrangular la economía
    Example sentences
    • His family acquired wealth beyond their wildest dreams and a measure of power that still strangles the development of democracy in Chile.
    • Business is telling us that an assembly would strangle growth.
    • I have firm proposals to reduce the bureaucracy which is strangling farming.
  • 3
    also: strangled past participle
    a strangled cry
    un grito ahogado
    in a strangled voice
    con voz ahogada or estrangulada

intransitive verb

  • ahogarse
    I almost strangled on a fishbone (US)
    casi me ahogo con una espina de pescado
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