pit bull terrier Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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pit bull terriernoun [C]

uk   us   (also pit bull)
a ​type of ​dog that is often ​considered to be aggressive and is used for ​fighting other ​dogs as ​entertainment
(Definition of pit bull terrier from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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pit bull (terrier)noun [C]

 us   /ˈpɪtˌbʊl (ˌter·i·ər)/
a ​type of ​smalldog with a ​widechest and ​shorthair, ​known for ​itsstrength and sometimes ​trained to ​fight
(Definition of pit bull (terrier) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pit bull terrier”
in Chinese (Simplified) 斗牛更狗…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鬥牛犬…
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