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noose
British English: /nuːs/
American English: /nus/

Translation of noose in French:

noun

  • 2 (for hanging) the hangman's noose
    la corde de la potence
    to put a noose around one's neck
    mettre une corde autour de son cou
    [figurative]
    se mettre la corde au cou

Idioms

to put one's head in a noose

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