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catch

noun [C]
 
 
/kætʃ/
WITH HANDS the act of catching something that is moving through the air: a brilliant catchHaving in your hands
FISH the amount of fish that someone has caughtFishingCommercial fishing
PROBLEM a hidden problem or difficulty with something: He's offering us a free flight? There must be a catch.Difficult things and peoplePreventing and impeding
LOCK a part on something that fastens it and keeps it closed: a safety catch Locking and bolting
(Definition of catch noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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