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necklacenoun [C]

uk   /ˈnek.ləs/  us   /ˈnek.ləs/

necklaceverb [T]

uk   /ˈnek.ləs/  us   /ˈnek.ləs/
to kill someone by putting a burning rubber tyre around their neck
necklacing
noun [C] uk   /ˈnek.lə.sɪŋ/  us   /ˈnek.lə.sɪŋ/
(Definition of necklace from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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necklacenoun [C]

 us   /ˈnek·lɪs/
a piece of jewelry worn around the neck, such as a chain or a string of decorative stones or beads
(Definition of necklace from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “necklace”
in Arabic عُقْد…
in Korean 목걸이…
in Portuguese colar…
in Catalan collaret…
in Japanese ネックレス…
in Chinese (Simplified) 项链…
in Turkish kolye, gerdanlık…
in Russian ожерелье…
in Chinese (Traditional) 項鏈…
in Italian collana…
in Polish naszyjnik…
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