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hatchverb

 us   /hætʃ/
  • hatch verb (BREAK EGG)

[I/T] to ​break an ​egg so a ​babyanimal can come out: [I] The ​birds hatched out the next ​afternoon.
  • hatch verb (PLAN)

[T] to ​create or ​decide on a ​plan, esp. a ​secretplan: They hatched a ​plan for a ​surprisebirthdayparty.

hatchnoun [C]

 us   /hætʃ/
  • hatch noun [C] (OPENING)

an ​opening through a ​floor or ​wall, or the ​cover for an ​opening, esp. on a ​ship: a ​cargo hatch
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