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hawk

noun [C] uk   /hɔːk/  us   /hɑːk/

hawk noun [C] (BIRD)

a type of large bird that catches small birds and animals for food

hawk noun [C] (PERSON)

a person who strongly supports the use of force in political relationships rather than discussion or other more peaceful solutions
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hawk

verb [T] uk   /hɔːk/  us   /hɑːk/
to sell goods informally in public places: On every street corner there were traders hawking their wares.
Translations of “hawk”
in Arabic صَقْر…
in Korean 매…
in Malaysian helang…
in French faucon…
in Turkish şahin…
in Italian falco…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鳥, 鷹…
in Russian ястреб…
in Polish jastrząb…
in Vietnamese diều hâu…
in Spanish halcón…
in Portuguese gavião…
in Thai เหยี่ยว…
in German der Falke…
in Catalan falcó…
in Japanese (鳥)タカ…
in Indonesian elang…
in Chinese (Simplified) 鸟, 鹰…
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