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fishingnoun [U]

uk   /ˈfɪʃ.ɪŋ/ us   /ˈfɪʃ.ɪŋ/
A2 the sport or job of catching fish: My dad loves to go fishing. a fishing rod salmon/trout fishing fishing tackle (= equipment used for catching fish) Fishing is still their main source of income.

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fishingnoun [U]

us   /ˈfɪʃ·ɪŋ/
the sport or job of catching fish: I’d like to do a little fishing this weekend.
(Definition of fishing from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fishing”
in Arabic صَيد السمَك…
in Korean 낚시…
in Portuguese pesca…
in Catalan pesca…
in Japanese つり, 漁業…
in Chinese (Simplified) 钓鱼, 捕鱼…
in Turkish balıkçılık…
in Russian рыбная ловля…
in Chinese (Traditional) 釣魚, 捕魚…
in Italian pesca, pesca sportiva…
in Polish wędkarstwo, wędkowanie, rybołówstwo…
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