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hunting

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Other sports
huntinghunt‧ing /ˈhʌntɪŋ/ ●●○ noun [uncountable]  1 DSOchasing and killing animals for food or sport2 DSOin Britain, the sport of hunting foxes syn foxhunting3 job-hunting/house-hunting/flat-hunting4 go huntinghunting adjective a hunting rifle
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huntingBecky Blandford, who's still seriously ill more than forty eight hours after a hunting accident.A gunman wearing a hunting outfit killed 13 people at the University of Montreal yesterday before committing suicide.Oh my, I think we're going hunting.Job hunting takes a lot of effort and can be a long, depressing process.They can not be predicted, and amateurs have a fine record in nova hunting.Diana later realized that Camilla saw Charles's love of hunting as a conduit to maintaining her own friendship.They're hunting, and you're hiding.Since hunting was stopped about twenty years ago, the behaviour of the seals has changed dramatically.Carnivores can also adjust the size of the hunting party to the kind of prey being sought.
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