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Synonyms for bottleneck
ˈbɒt lˌnɛkbot·tle·neck

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  1. constriction, bottleneck, chokepointnoun

    a narrowing that reduces the flow through a channel

    Synonyms:
    constriction, chokepoint, tightness, coarctation

  2. bottleneckverb

    the narrow part of a bottle near the top

    Synonyms:
    constriction, chokepoint

  3. bottleneckverb

    slow down or impede by creating an obstruction

    "His laziness has bottlenecked our efforts to reform the system"

  4. bottleneckverb

    become narrow, like a bottleneck

    "Right by the bridge, the road bottlenecks"

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How to use bottleneck in a sentence?

  1. Farhad Alavi:

    There is just this bottleneck caused by OFAC's inability to respond quickly because of the flood of applications and inquiries.

  2. Joerg Kuhbier:

    Should the access to networks become a bottleneck again, then cuts to production costs, which is the aim of introducing more competition, would be unnecessarily hindered.

  3. Alexander Edwards:

    Manufacturing may remain a bottleneck for months to come, so the more vaccines available, the better for global health.

  4. Yoshio Ito:

    We just don't want to be a bottleneck.

  5. Sune Gudnitz:

    The challenge of getting things out, whether it's people or goods, remains. We want to avoid creating a bottleneck in Port Vila, so we very quickly need to work out a plan for getting things out.


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  • шешә ауыҙы, тар урынBashkir
  • flaskehalsDanish
  • Engstelle, Engpass, FlaschenhalsGerman
  • συμφόρησηςGreek
  • embotellamiento, cuello, cuello de botella, boquerón, garganta, golleteSpanish
  • ruuhkautua, ruuhkauttaa, pullonkaulaFinnish
  • goulot, goulot de bouteille, goulet d’étranglement, tête de bouteilleFrench
  • scrogall tráchta, scrogall, scrogall buidéil, bac, caolas tráchtaIrish
  • 隘路, ネック, 瓶の首, ボトルネックJapanese
  • cerutan, kejejalanMalay
  • flaskehalsNorwegian
  • flessenhalsDutch
  • flaskehalsNorwegian Nynorsk
  • gargaloPortuguese
  • [[узкий, сужение, затор, [[узкий ]] [[проход]], дефиле, пробка, горлышко, [[горлышко]] [[бутылкаRussian
  • usko grlo, сужење, уско грло, grlić, suženje, грлићSerbo-Croatian
  • flaskhalsSwedish
  • вузьке місцеUkrainian

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