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English definition of “bait”

bait

noun [U, no plural]     /beɪt/
FOOD food that is used to try to attract fish or animals so that you can catch themHunting and fishing
OFFER something that you use to persuade someone to do somethingAttracting and temptingAttractiveSexual attraction
(Definition of bait noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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