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Definition of throttle back phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

throttle back

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

throttle back

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throttle down

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throttle up

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throttle something back

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throttle something down

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throttle something up

 
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to control the supply of fuel or power to an engine in order to reduce/increase the speed of a vehicle I throttled back as we approached the runway.