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vulture

noun [C] uk   /ˈvʌl.tʃər/ us    /-tʃɚ/
a large bird with almost no feathers on its head or neck, that eats the flesh of dead animals disapproving a person or organization that is eager to win an advantage from other people's difficulties or problems: When a company is in crisis like this, the vultures are always hovering.
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