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hare

noun [C] uk   /heər/ us    /her/ ( plural hares or hare)
an animal like a large rabbit that can run very fast and has long ears

hare

verb [I + adv/prep] uk   /heər/ us    /her/ UK
to run or go very quickly, usually in an uncontrolled way: I saw her haring off down the road after Molly.
Translations of “hare”
in Korean 토끼…
in Arabic أرْنَب بَرّي…
in French lièvre…
in Turkish yabani tavşan…
in Italian lepre…
in Chinese (Traditional) 野兔…
in Russian заяц…
in Polish zając…
in Spanish liebre…
in Portuguese lebre…
in German der Hase…
in Catalan llebre…
in Japanese 野うさぎ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 野兔…
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