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stranglehold

1 noun controlling influence smacht masc3  c m uceannas masc1  c m uforlámhas masc1  c m uthe supermarkets have a stranglehold on the market tá an margadh faoi smacht na n-ollmhargaíwe were trying to break the stranglehold of the media bhíomar ag iarraidh deireadh a chur le ceannas na meán 2 noun tight grip on neckgreim scóigegreim scornaíto have sb in a stranglehold greim scornaí a bheith agat ar dhuine, bheith i ngreim scóige i nduine