hunting Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"hunting" in British English

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huntingnoun [U]

uk   /ˈhʌn.tɪŋ/  us   /-t̬ɪŋ/
B2 chasing and ​killing an ​animal or ​bird for ​food, ​sport, or ​profit: deer hunting a hunting ​dog/​rifleB2 in ​Britain, the ​chasing and ​killing of ​animals, ​especially foxes, for ​sport, using ​dogs and ​ridinghorses
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(Definition of hunting from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"hunting" in American English

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huntingnoun [U]

 us   /ˈhʌn·tɪŋ/

hunting noun [U] (CHASE)

the ​activity or ​sport of ​chasing or ​searching for ​wildanimals or ​birds with the ​intention of ​killing or ​catching them: My ​father and I both ​enjoy hunting.

hunting noun [U] (SEARCH)

the ​activity of ​searching for something or someone: They ​spendtheirweekendshouse hunting. Career ​counselorsoffer job-hunting ​strategies.
(Definition of hunting from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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