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

Translation of noose in Italian:


  • 2 (for hanging) the hangman's noose
    la corda per impiccare, il capestro
    to put a noose around one's neck
    mettersi il cappio al collo
    mettersi nei guai

transitive verb

  • 2 (arrange in a noose)
    fare un cappio a (cord)


to put one's head in a noose

darsi la zappa sui piedi

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