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chokepoint

[chohk-point] /ˈtʃoʊkˌpɔɪnt/
noun
1.
a place of greatest congestion and often hazard; bottleneck.
Origin of chokepoint
1965-1970
First recorded in 1965-70
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  • Now the chokepoint is, predictably, the airfield at Port au Prince, which lost its air traffic control equipment.

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