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sharknoun [C]

 us   /ʃɑrk/
a type of large fish that has rows of sharp teeth
infml A shark is also a person who cheats other people, esp. if they seem trusting: a loan shark
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sharknoun [C]

uk   us   /ʃɑːk/ informal
a dishonest person, especially one who persuades other people to pay too much money for something: People who need a place to live can often find themselves at the mercy of local property sharks.
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(Definition of shark from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “shark”
in Korean 상어…
in Arabic سَمَك القِرْش…
in Malaysian jerung…
in French requin…
in Russian акула…
in Chinese (Traditional) 魚, 鯊魚…
in Italian squalo…
in Turkish köpek balığı…
in Polish rekin…
in Spanish tiburón…
in Vietnamese cá mập…
in Portuguese tubarão…
in Thai ปลาฉลาม…
in German der Hai…
in Catalan tauró…
in Japanese サメ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 鱼, 鲨鱼…
in Indonesian hiu…
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“shark” in British English

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