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"hunch" in British English

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hunchnoun [C]

uk   /hʌntʃ/  us   /hʌntʃ/

hunchverb [I or T]

uk   /hʌntʃ/  us   /hʌntʃ/
hunched
adjective uk   /hʌntʃt/  us   /hʌntʃt/
Sitting hunched over a computer all day can cause problems.
(Definition of hunch from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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hunchnoun [C]

 us   /hʌntʃ/
  • hunch noun [C] (IDEA)

an idea that is based on feeling and for which there is no proof: [+ that clause] I had a hunch that you’d be here.

hunchverb [I/T]

 us   /hʌntʃ/
to lean forward with your shoulders raised or to bend your back and shoulders into a rounded shape: [I] We gathered in a circle and hunched over the fire to get warm.
(Definition of hunch from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hunch”
in Vietnamese linh cảm…
in Spanish presentimiento, encorvar(se), idea…
in Malaysian gerak hati…
in Thai ลางสังหรณ์…
in French intuition…
in German die Ahnung…
in Chinese (Traditional) 直覺, 預感…
in Russian предчувствие, чутье…
in Turkish önsezi, sezgi, içe doğuş…
in Chinese (Simplified) 直觉, 预感…
in Indonesian dugaan, firasat…
in Polish przeczucie…
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