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hawk

noun [C] uk   /hɔːk/ us    /hɑːk/

hawk noun [C] (BIRD)

a type of large bird that catches small birds and animals for food

hawk noun [C] (PERSON)

a person who strongly supports the use of force in political relationships rather than discussion or other more peaceful solutions
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hawk

verb [T] uk   /hɔːk/ us    /hɑːk/
to sell goods informally in public places: On every street corner there were traders hawking their wares.
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