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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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throatnoun [C]

us   /θroʊt/
the front of the neck, or the space inside the neck down which food and air can go: A cop grabbed him around the throat. I have a sore throat. He cleared his throat and started speaking.
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Translations of “throat”
in Korean 목구멍, 목…
in Arabic حَلْق, زور, حَنْجَرة…
in Malaysian tekak, leher…
in French gorge…
in Russian горло…
in Chinese (Traditional) 頸前部, 咽喉,喉嚨…
in Italian gola…
in Turkish boğaz, gırtlak…
in Polish gardło…
in Spanish garganta, cuello…
in Vietnamese cổ họng, hầu, cổ…
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 Chinese (Simplified) 颈前部, 咽喉,喉咙…
in Indonesian tenggorokan, leher…
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