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English definition of “chase”

chase

verb [I/T] (HURRY AFTER)   /tʃeɪs/
to hurry after in order to catch someone or something: [T] The dog chased squirrels in the park. To chase something you want is to try very hard to get it: She is chasing her fourth championship title. [always + adv/prep] I was finally able to chase down that address I was looking for. chase    /tʃeɪs/ noun [C] The dog got tired and gave up the chase.
(Definition of chase verb (HURRY AFTER) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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