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English definition of “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 horses Hunting
(Definition of hunt verb (CHASE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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