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Meaning of “throat” in the English Dictionary

"throat" in British English

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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 ​fishbone got stuck in my throat. a sore throat He cleared his throat (= ​coughed so he could ​speak more ​clearly) and ​startedspeaking.

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(Definition of throat from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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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 ​copgrabbed him around the throat. I have a ​sore throat. He ​cleared his throat and ​startedspeaking.
(Definition of throat from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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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