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throatnoun [C]

uk   /θrəʊt/  us   /θroʊt/
B1 the front of the neck, or the space inside the neck down which food and air can go: A fish bone got stuck in my throat. a sore throat He cleared his throat (= coughed so he could speak more clearly) and started speaking.
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in Arabic حَلْق, زور, حَنْجَرة…
in Korean 목구멍, 목…
in Malaysian tekak, leher…
in French gorge…
in Turkish boğaz, gırtlak…
in Italian gola…
in Chinese (Traditional) 頸前部, 咽喉,喉嚨…
in Russian горло…
in Polish gardło…
in Vietnamese cổ họng, hầu, cổ…
in Spanish garganta, cuello…
in Portuguese garganta…
in Thai ช่องคอ, คอ…
in German der Rachen, der Hals…
in Catalan coll, gola…
in Japanese のど(首の内部), のどの部分(首の前部)…
in Indonesian tenggorokan, leher…
in Chinese (Simplified) 颈前部, 咽喉,喉咙…
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