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pounceverb [I]

 us   /pɑʊns/
to ​attacksuddenly, esp. by ​jumping or ​flying down to ​catch or take ​hold of something or someone: The ​mountainlion pounced onto the back of an ​elk.
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pounceverb [I]

uk   us   /paʊns/
to ​jump or ​movequickly in ​order to ​catch or take ​hold of something: The ​catsat in the ​treeready to pounce on the ​ducks below. The ​police were ​waiting to pounce when he ​arrived at the ​airport.
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Translations of “pounce”
in Korean (갑자기) 덮치다…
in Arabic يَنْقَضّ عَلى…
in Malaysian menerkam…
in French bondir…
in Russian набрасываться…
in Chinese (Traditional) 猛撲,猛衝,突然襲擊…
in Italian piombare, balzare…
in Turkish üstüne atlayıp/çullanıp yakalamak…
in Polish rzucać się…
in Spanish saltar sobre, precipitarse, abalanzarse sobre…
in Vietnamese vồ, chộp…
in Portuguese lançar-se…
in Thai กระโจน…
in German sich stürzen…
in Catalan abalançar-se…
in Japanese 飛びかかる, 飛びつく…
in Chinese (Simplified) 猛扑,猛冲,突然袭击…
in Indonesian menerkam…
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