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English definition of “hoard”

hoard

verb [T]     /hɔːd/ US  /hɔːrd/
to collect large amounts of something and keep it in a safe , often secret , place : During the siege people began hoarding food and supplies . There would be enough food on a daily basis if people were not hoarding it.Keeping and storing things hoarder     /ˈhɔː.dər/ US  /ˈhɔːr.dɚ/ noun [C] Keeping and storing things
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