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English definition of “swallow”

swallow

noun [C] (THROAT)    /ˈswɒl.əʊ/ US  /ˈswɑː.loʊ/
an act of using the muscles of your throat, or the amount of something you move into your stomach from your mouth by using the muscles of your throat: He gave a swallow, then began speaking.EatingBiting, chewing and swallowing
(Definition of swallow noun (THROAT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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