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hunting Syllabification: hunt·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈhən(t)iNG/

Definition of hunting in English:


1The activity of hunting wild animals or game, especially for food or sport.
Example sentences
  • She was the goddess of hunting, wild animals, childbirth, nature, and the harvest.
  • Big game hunting has long been a controversial topic.
  • Thus the kind of domination represented by big game hunting had altered significantly.
2 (also plain hunting) Bell-ringing A simple system of changes in which bells move through the order in a regular progression.
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