dogcatcher Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “dogcatcher” in the English Dictionary

"dogcatcher" in British English

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dogcatchernoun [C]

uk   /ˈdɒɡˌkætʃ.ər/  us   /ˈdɑːɡˌkætʃ.ɚ/
a ​person whose ​job is to ​catchdogs and ​cats that have no ​home and take them to an ​officialplace where they are ​kept in cages (= ​boxes with ​bars or ​wire around them)
(Definition of dogcatcher from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “dogcatcher”
in Chinese (Simplified) (流浪动物收容机构派出的)捕狗员,捕猫员…
in Chinese (Traditional) (流浪動物收容機構派出的)捕狗員,捕貓員…
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