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snare

noun [C]  us   /sneər/
a device for catching small animals, usually with a rope or wire that tightens around the animal A snare is also a trick or situation that deceives you or involves you unexpectedly in a problem: The legal system is full of snares for the unwary.

snare

verb [T]  us   /sner, snær/
to get or achieve something that is difficult to get: Arriving in Nashville, she had hopes of snaring a country-music record contract.
Translations of “snare”
in Vietnamese cái bẫy, cái lưới…
in Spanish trampa…
in Thai กับดัก…
in Malaysian perangkap…
in French piège…
in German die Schlinge…
in Chinese (Traditional) 陷阱,羅網, 圈套,陷阱…
in Indonesian jerat…
in Russian западня, ловушка…
in Turkish tuzak, kapan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 陷阱,罗网, 圈套,陷阱…
in Polish sidła, wnyki…
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