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English definition of “haul”

haul

noun [C]
 
 
/hɔːl/
a large amount of something that is illegal or has been stolen: It was one of the biggest drugs hauls police have seen in recent years.a haul of sth They uncovered a haul of arms and ammunition at the suspect's address.
a large amount of fish caught at one time: Fishermen have complained of poor hauls all year.
a distance travelled carrying goods: short/long haul The railroads say they can't make money off short hauls if they don't also get income from the long trips. → See also backhaul, long-haul, short-haul
(Definition of haul noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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