Meaning of “hound sb out” in the English Dictionary

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"hound sb out" in British English

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hound sb out

phrasal verb with hound uk /haʊnd/ us /haʊnd/ verb [ T ]

to force someone to leave a job or a place:

He claims he was hounded out of his job by a group of students who disapproved of his views.

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

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