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Synonyms of poach in English:


  • 1 old Hector's been poaching salmon again
    hunt illegally, catch/trap/kill illegally, plunder
  • 2 employers risk having their newly trained workers poached by other firms
    steal, appropriate, purloin, misappropriate, take
    informal nab, swipe
    British informal nick, pinch
  • 3 they resented foreign film-makers trying to poach on their territory
    encroach on, trespass on, invade, infringe on, intrude on
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