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haulverb [T]

uk   /hɔːl/  us   /hɑːl/
C2 to pull something heavy slowly and with difficulty: They hauled the boat out of the water. She hauled herself up into the tree. to take something or someone somewhere, especially by force: FBI agents hauled away boxes of records. The police hauled him off to jail in front of his whole family.
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haulnoun [C]

uk   /hɔːl/  us   /hɑːl/

haul noun [C] (AMOUNT)

C2 a usually large amount of something that has been stolen or is illegal: a haul of arms/drugs

haul noun [C] (FISH)

the amount of fish caught: Fishermen have been complaining of poor hauls all year.

haul noun [C] (JOURNEY)

a journey, often a difficult one: From there it was a long haul/only a short haul back to our camp.
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