Meaning of “predator” in the English Dictionary

british dictionary

"predator" in British English

See all translations

predatornoun [ C ]

uk /ˈpred.ə.tər/ us /ˈpred.ə.t̬ɚ/

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

"predator" in American English

See all translations

predatornoun [ C ]

us /ˈpred·ə·t̬ər/

an animal that hunts and kills other animals for food

(Definition of “predator” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"predator" in Business English

See all translations

predatornoun [ C ]

uk /ˈpredətər/ us

a company that buys or tries to buy another company that is in a weaker financial position:

France's Lafarge is seen as a potential predator for the cement maker.

(Definition of “predator” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)