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bear hugnoun [C]

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

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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 takeover terms, 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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