poacher Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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poachernoun [C]

uk   /ˈpəʊ.tʃər/  us   /ˈpoʊ.tʃɚ/
someone who ​catches and ​killsanimalsillegally
(also goal poacher) in ​football, a forward who ​scores a lot ​goals from a ​positionclose to the ​goal
(Definition of poacher from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “poacher”
in Chinese (Simplified) 偷猎者…
in Turkish kaçak avcı…
in Russian браконьер…
in Chinese (Traditional) 偷獵者…
in Polish kłusowni-k/czka…
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