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Meaning of “fishing” in the English Dictionary

"fishing" in British English

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fishingnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈfɪʃ.ɪŋ/
A2 the ​sport or ​job of ​catchingfish: My ​dadloves to go fishing. a fishing ​rod salmon/​trout fishing fishing ​tackle (= ​equipment used for ​catchingfish) Fishing is still ​theirmainsource of ​income.

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(Definition of fishing from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"fishing" in American English

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fishingnoun [U]

 us   /ˈfɪʃ·ɪŋ/
the ​sport or ​job of ​catchingfish: 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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