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Chokehold   /tʃˈoʊkhˌoʊld/   Listen
Chokehold

noun
1.
Complete power over a person or situation.  Synonyms: stranglehold, throttlehold.  "The president applied a chokehold to labor disputes that inconvenienced the public"
2.
A restraining hold; someone loops the arm around the neck of another person in a tight grip, usually from behind.  Synonym: choke hold.






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