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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See stranglehold.

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  • n. A stranglehold

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  • n. complete power over a person or situation

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Examples

  • Possibly true, but that masks the larger, long-term problem, namely that Dow agribusiness will have a throttlehold on commercially-produced world food.

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  • The outcome suggested to both of them that the Satrap's coffers would actually profit more from this new arrangement than he had from his throttlehold on Bingtown.

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  • Melbourne conceded the Premiers 'Plate with a 2-0 loss to Sydney just four days prior to their clash but the defending champions hit back with a vengeance with an inspired performance to take a throttlehold of the tie against the Sky Blues.

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  • Israel, not Hamas, violated the truce: Hamas undertook to stop firing rockets into Israel; in return, Israel was to ease its throttlehold on Gaza.

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