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hunt

verb [I or T] (CHASE)    /hʌnt/
B1 to chase and try to catch and kill an animal or bird for food, sport, or profit: Some animals hunt at night. When lion cubs are young, the mother stays with them while the father hunts for food. Jack and Charlie like to hunt/go hunting (= chase and kill animals for sport) at weekends. Cats like to hunt mice and birds. Elephants used to be hunted for the ivory from their tusks.Hunting in Britain, to chase and kill animals, especially foxes, using dogs and riding on horsesHunting
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