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noun [countable] throat pronunciation in British English /θrəʊt/
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singularthroat
pluralthroats
  1. 1
    the area at the back of your mouth and inside your neck
    The curry was still burning his throat.
    She’s in bed with a throat infection.
    sore throat: Have we got any medicine for a sore throat?
    See also frog
  2. 2
    your neck, especially the front part
    The bigger man grabbed him by the throat.
    She loosened the scarf around her throat.

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