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English definition of “worry”

worry

verb [T] (ANIMAL)    /ˈwʌr.i/ US  /ˈwɝː-/
If a dog worries another animal, it chases and frightens it and might also bite it: Any dog caught worrying sheep in these fields will be shot.Animal (non-human) behaviourPursuing
(Definition of worry verb (ANIMAL) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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