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neck

noun [C] uk   us   /nek/

neck noun [C] (BODY PART)

A2 the part of the body that joins the head to the shoulders: He had the thickest neck I'd ever seen. She wore a gold chain around her neck.C2 the part of a piece of clothing that goes around a person's neck: This sweater's too tight in the neck. He wasn't wearing a tie and his shirt was open at the neck. a low-neck dress
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neck noun [C] (TOP PART)

part of a hollow object that is at the top and is narrower than the part below it: the neck of a bottle/guitar specialized medical a narrow part of a body part: cancer of the neck of the uterus

neck

verb [I] uk   us   /nek/ old-fashioned informal
to kiss and hold a person in a sexual way
Translations of “neck”
in Arabic رَقَبة…
in Korean 목…
in Malaysian leher…
in French cou, col, goulot…
in Turkish boyun, yaka…
in Italian collo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 身體部位, 頸,脖子, 衣領,領口…
in Russian шея, ворот, вырез…
in Polish szyja, kark, dekolt…
in Vietnamese cổ, cổ áo, phần cổ…
in Spanish cuello…
in Portuguese pescoço…
in Thai ลำคอ, คอเสื้อ, คอขวด…
in German der Hals, der Kragen, der Hals (der Flaschenhals)…
in Catalan coll…
in Japanese 首…
in Indonesian leher, kerah…
in Chinese (Simplified) 身体部位, 颈,脖子, 衣领,领口…
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