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English definition of “pluck”

pluck

verb [T] (REMOVE)   /plʌk/
to remove something, esp . with a sudden movement : Astronauts plan to use the shuttle’s robot arm to pluck the satellite out of space . If you pluck something, you remove hair or feathers from it by pulling : She plucked her eyebrows . I don’t think I could pluck a chicken .
(Definition of pluck verb (REMOVE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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