bear hug Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"bear hug" in British English

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bear hugnoun [C]

uk   us  
the ​action of putting ​yourarms around someone very ​tightly and ​quiteroughly
(Definition of bear hug from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"bear hug" in American English

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bear hugnoun [C]

 us   /ˈbeər ˌhʌɡ/
the ​action of putting ​yourarms around someone and ​holding that ​person against you ​tightly
(Definition of bear hug from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"bear hug" in Business English

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bear hugnoun [C]

uk   us   FINANCE
an extremely high ​offer to ​buy a ​company, which ​shareholders will want ​management to ​accept: In ​takeoverterms, a ​bear hug is not ​hostile, but it puts ​pressure on the ​target.
(Definition of bear hug from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bear hug”
in Chinese (Simplified) 紧紧的拥抱…
in Chinese (Traditional) 緊緊的擁抱,熊抱…
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