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hound

noun [C] uk   us   /haʊnd/
a type of dog used for hunting

hound

verb [T] uk   us   /haʊnd/
to chase someone or to refuse to leave someone alone, especially because you want to get something from them: The reporters wouldn't stop hounding her.
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Translations of “hound”
in Arabic كَلب صَيد…
in Korean 사냥개…
in Malaysian anjing pemburu…
in French chien (de mente)…
in Turkish tazı, av köpeği…
in Italian cane da caccia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 獵狗, (尤指)獵狐犬…
in Russian охотничья собака, гончая…
in Polish ogar, pies gończy…
in Vietnamese chó săn…
in Spanish perro de caza…
in Portuguese cão de caça…
in Thai สุนัขไล่เนื้อ…
in German der Jagdhund…
in Catalan gos de caça…
in Japanese 猟犬, ハウンド…
in Indonesian anjing pemburu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 猎狗, (尤指)猎狐犬…
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