Meaning of “gazelle” in the English Dictionary

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"gazelle" in British English

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gazellenoun [ C ]

uk /ɡəˈzel/ us /ɡəˈzel/

an African or Asian mammal with hoofs and large eyes that moves quickly and lightly

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

"gazelle" in American English

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gazellenoun [ C ]

us /ɡəˈzel/

an animal like a small deer that lives in Africa or Asia

(Definition of “gazelle” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"gazelle" in Business English

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gazellenoun [ C ]

uk /ɡəˈzel/ us informal

a small, often fast-growing, new company that reacts quickly to events:

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(Definition of “gazelle” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)