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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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