dogcatcher Meaning, definition in Cambridge English Dictionary
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dogcatchernoun [C]

uk   /ˈdɒɡˌkætʃ.ər/  us   /ˈdɑːɡˌkætʃ.ɚ/
a person whose job is to catch dogs and cats that have no home and take them to an official place where they are kept in cages (= boxes with bars or wire around them)
Translations of “dogcatcher”
in Chinese (Traditional) (流浪動物收容機構派出的)捕狗員,捕貓員…
in Chinese (Simplified) (流浪动物收容机构派出的)捕狗员,捕猫员…
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