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English definition of “necklace”

necklace

noun [C] uk   /ˈnek.ləs/ us  
A2 a piece of jewellery worn around the neck, such as a chain or a string of decorative stones, beads, etc.: a gold/silver/pearl necklace

necklace

verb [T] uk   /ˈnek.ləs/ us  
to kill someone by putting a burning rubber tyre around their neck
necklacing
noun [C] uk   /-lə.sɪŋ/ us  
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