strangulation

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strangulation

[‚straŋ·gyə′lā·shən]
(medicine)
Asphyxiation due to obstruction of the air passages, as by external pressure on the neck.
Constriction of a part producing arrest of the circulation, as strangulation of a hernia.
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We were sitting outside the District Collector's office; my father arrived there and tried to strangulate me.
Accused might have used a piece of cloth to strangulate Suresh and Babli.
Meanwhile in Defence near Kala bridge Agha Hotel another dead body of 35 year old man was recovered who was strangulate to death, according to police deceased was a drug addict.