economic strangulation economic strangulation


  • (n) punishment of a group by cutting off commercial dealings with them


  1. Nothing would please most Poles more than that Danzig, ancient and once splendid city of the Hanseatic League, should die of slow, economic strangulation.
  2. Relieving the South of economic strangulation due to New Deal experimentation, regimentation and unequal freight rates would be the outstanding humanitarian act of all time.
  3. To meet the threats of force and economic strangulation, rebel agents offered $200.
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pacify pacify
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