Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Chokehold"

The meaning of "Chokehold" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does chokeholds mean?
A: Plural of "choke hold", which literally refers to holding someone by the throat in a way that would either restrict the flow of air into their lungs, or restrict the flow of blood to their brain and knock them out. (Technically, there is a difference between choking and strangulation, but it's called a choke hold in either case.) Example: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8TTpFfSo-j8

It can also be used figuratively to refer to some kind of oppression (comparing it to slowly choking someone).
Q: What does chokehold mean?
A: A chokehold is when an attacker stands behind their victim and puts one arm tightly around their neck.

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