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English definition of “dog”

dog

noun [C] (ANIMAL)    /dɒɡ/ US  /dɑːɡ/
A1 a common animal with four legs, especially kept by people as a pet or to hunt or guard things: my pet dog wild dogs dog food We could hear dogs barking in the distance.Canines (dogs)
(Definition of dog noun (ANIMAL) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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