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English definition of “troll”


verb [I]     /trəʊl/
to search in many places to find people or information you want , especially on the internet : Eager to secure the company's future , he started trolling for merger partners . troll for bargains / data / jobs
MARKETING to try to get new customers by phoning or visiting people : The economy has become more stable and lenders are trolling for customers again.
(Definition of troll verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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