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[chohk-point] /ˈtʃoʊkˌpɔɪnt/
a place of greatest congestion and often hazard; bottleneck.
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First recorded in 1965-70 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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choke point

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A place where activity, passage, etc, cannot continue; Bottleneck: The choke point is in the few blocks between our homes and the telephone company's switch/ Processing plants, with antiquated equipment and unable to deal with large shipments, are another choke point (1960s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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