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stranglehold

 
Noun stranglehold has 2 senses
  1. stranglehold, chokehold, throttlehold - complete power over a person or situation; "corporations have a strangelhold on the media"; "the president applied a chokehold to labor disputes that inconvenienced the public"
    --1 is a kind of power, powerfulness
  2. stranglehold - a wrestling hold in which the arms are pressed against the opponent's windpipe
    --2 is a kind of
    wrestling hold
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