economic strangulation

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n economic strangulation punishment of a group by cutting off commercial dealings with them "the economic strangulation of the Jews by the Nazi Party"
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Usage

In literature:

Things were similar in Serbia, where, contrary to our own economic interests, we were supporting the Austrian policy of strangulation.
"My Mission to London 1912-1914" by Prince Lichnowsky
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