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  1. noose

    • IPA[no͞os]

    美式

    • n.
      a loop with a running knot, tightening as the rope or wire is pulled and typically used to hang people or trap animals;death by hanging
    • v.
      put a noose on (someone);catch (an animal) with a noose
    • verb: noose, 3rd person present: nooses, gerund or present participle: noosing, past tense: noosed, past participle: noosed

    • noun: noose, plural noun: nooses

    • 釋義
    • 相關詞
    • 片語

    名詞

    • 1. a loop with a running knot, tightening as the rope or wire is pulled and typically used to hang people or trap animals he began to choke as the noose tightened about his throat a hangman's noose
    • death by hanging he earned a reprieve from the noose
    • a difficult situation regarded as a restraint or bond the West is exploring ways to tighten the economic noose

    動詞

    • 1. put a noose on (someone) she was noosed and hooded, then strangled by the executioner
    • catch (an animal) with a noose the animal was eventually noosed and sedated by dog handlers
    • form (a rope) into a noose Gomez had noosed a coil of rope around his neck
    • ph.
      bring about one's own downfall

    Oxford Dictionary

    • ph.
      bring about one's own downfall

    Oxford American Dictionary

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    • IPA[nuːs]

    英式

    • n.
      a loop with a running knot, tightening as the rope or wire is pulled and used to trap animals ... he began to choke as the noose tightened about his throat a hangman's noose
    • v.
      put a noose on (someone): she was noosed and hooded, then strangled by the executioner

    Oxford Dictionary