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animal

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈænɪməl/
NOT A HUMAN A1 something that lives and moves but is not a person, bird, fish, or insect
животное
a wild animal She's a real animal lover.Plants and animals - general words
NOT A PLANT B2 anything that lives and moves, including people, birds, etc
живое существо
Are humans the only animals to use language?Plants and animals - general words
CRUEL PERSON informal a very cruel and violent person
зверь
Unpleasant people in generalUnpleasant men
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