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English Definitionto control; to restrain
Simplified Script扼制
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄜˋ ㄓˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)aak1zai3
Word Decomposition
èto grip forcefully; to clutch at; to guard; to control; to hold
zhìsystem; to control; to regulate; variant of

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Words With Same Head Word    
扼守èshǒuto hold a pass; to guard (a strategic location)
扼死èsǐto strangle; to throttle; to stifle (opinions)
扼杀èshāto strangle; to throttle
扼腕èwànto wring one's hands (literally wring one's wrists)
扼要èyàoto the point; concise
Words With Same Tail Word    
控制kòngzhìcontrol; to exercise control over; to contain
限制xiànzhìto restrict; to limit; to confine; restriction; limit
法制fǎzhìlegal system and institutions
抑制yìzhìto inhibit; to keep down; to suppress
压制yāzhìto suppress; to inhibit; to stifle
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