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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?

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    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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    1. a.
      the front part of a bird's or animal's neck
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