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hawk

verb
 
 
/hɔːk/ informal
to sell goods in the street or a public place: Street vendors hawk tea, watches, T-shirts, chickens, and just about everything else. Most major businesses hawk their wares on the Net.
disapproving to try to interest a person or company in a product, idea, etc.: hawk sth around to sb/sth He has written a guide to finances which he plans to hawk around to all the major publishers.
Translations of “hawk”
in Spanish vender de puerta en puerta…
in French colporter…
in German hausieren gehen mit…
in Chinese (Traditional) 沿街兜售,叫賣…
in Chinese (Simplified) 沿街兜售,叫卖…
(Definition of hawk verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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