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v. stran·gled, stran·gling, stran·gles
a. To kill by squeezing the throat so as to choke or suffocate; throttle.
b. To cut off the oxygen supply of; smother.
2. To suppress, repress, or stifle: strangle a scream.
3. To inhibit the growth or action of; restrict: "That artist is strangled who is forced to deal with human beings solely in social terms" (James Baldwin).
1. To become strangled.
2. To die from suffocation or strangulation; choke.
[Middle English stranglen, from Old French estrangler, from Latin strangulāre, from Greek strangalan, from strangalē, halter.]
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1. a person or thing that strangles
2. (Botany) a plant, esp a fig in tropical rainforests, that starts as an epiphyte but sends roots to the ground and eventually forms a tree with many aerial roots, usually killing the host
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|Noun||1.||strangler - an epiphytic vine or tree whose aerial roots extend down the trunk of a supporting tree and coalesce around it eventually strangling the tree|
Clusia major, Clusia rosea, pitch apple, strangler fig - a common tropical American clusia having solitary white or rose flowers
|2.||strangler - someone who kills by strangling|
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strangler[ˈstræŋgləʳ] N → estrangulador(a) m/f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
strangler[ˈstræŋglər] n → étrangleur m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
n → Würger(in) m(f)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
strangler[ˈstræŋgləʳ] n → strangolatore/trice
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