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English definition of “herd”


verb     /hɜːd/ US  /hɝːd/
[I or T, + adv/prep] to make animals move together as a group : An old woman was herding the goats .Taking someone somewhere or telling them the wayAnimal farming - general words [T + adv/prep] mainly disapproving to make people move somewhere as a group , often with force or against their wishes : The football fans complained that they had been herded into a small alley .Taking someone somewhere or telling them the way
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