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necklacenoun [C]

 us   /ˈnek·lɪs/
a ​piece of ​jewelryworn around the ​neck, such as a ​chain or a ​string of ​decorativestones or ​beads
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necklacenoun [C]

uk   /ˈnek.ləs/  us   /ˈnek.ləs/
A2 a ​piece of ​jewelleryworn around the ​neck, such as a ​chain or a ​string of ​decorativestones, beads, etc.: a ​gold/​silver/​pearl necklace

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necklaceverb [T]

uk   /ˈnek.ləs/  us   /ˈnek.ləs/
to ​kill someone by putting a ​burningrubbertyre around ​theirneck
necklacing
noun [C] uk   /ˈnek.lə.sɪŋ/  us   /ˈnek.lə.sɪŋ/
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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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