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shark

noun [C] uk   /ʃɑːk/  us   /ʃɑːrk/ (plural shark or sharks)

shark noun [C] (FISH)

B1 a large fish that has sharp teeth and a fin on its back that can sometimes be seen above the water: a great white shark a basking shark The movie "Jaws" is about a man-eating shark.
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shark noun [C] (PERSON)

informal disapproving a dishonest person, especially one who persuades other people to pay too much money for something: People who need a place to live can often find themselves at the mercy of local property sharks.
Translations of “shark”
in Arabic سَمَك القِرْش…
in Korean 상어…
in Malaysian jerung…
in French requin…
in Turkish köpek balığı…
in Italian squalo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 魚, 鯊魚…
in Russian акула…
in Polish rekin…
in Vietnamese cá mập…
in Spanish tiburón…
in Portuguese tubarão…
in Thai ปลาฉลาม…
in German der Hai…
in Catalan tauró…
in Japanese サメ…
in Indonesian hiu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 鱼, 鲨鱼…
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