Dictionary content from CC-CEDICT De keizer is ver weg - boek met wilde avonturen in China

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  *扼* | 扼* | *扼
to grip forcefully / to clutch at / to guard / to control / to hold
  *扼* | 扼* | *扼
variant of
to strangle / to throttle
to wring one's hands (literally wring one's wrists)
to the point / concise
to control / to restrain
to hold a pass / to guard (a strategic location)
to strangle / to throttle / to stifle (opinions)
lit. to strangle the front and press the back (idiom) / fig. to occupy all key points (military)
to secure a stranglehold (idiom); fig. to hold a strategic pass
to strangle / to throttle

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