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forage
American English: /ˈfɔrɪdʒ/
, /ˈfɑrɪdʒ/
British English: /ˈfɒrɪdʒ/

Translation of forage in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 uncountable (feed)
    Example sentences
    • It may provide enough forage to delay turning cattle into spring pastures with limited growth that could be rapidly over grazed.
    • It provides early spring forage not only for cattle and sheep, but for wild ruminants as well, including deer, bison, elk, and moose.
    • Lack of precipitation resulted in a severe decrease in availability of mixed grass forage, resulting in animal BW loss.
  • 2 countable 2.1 (search) See examples: we had a forage in the cupboard for something to eat
    revolvimos or hurgamos en el armario para ver si encontrábamos algo de comer
    2.2 (raid) (Military)
    Example sentences
    • If only the director trusted her audience, this could've been a sublime forage into the netherworld of the human psyche.
    • A desperate forage in the log pile to feed the wood-burner can wreck a grass snake's winter and even an innocent trip to the cellar for a bottle of wine may prove fatal to a hibernating bat.
    • Kuala Lumpar offers lots to do: a visit to the world's tallest building, a forage in the famous night market or a trip to the Hindu temples at the Batu Caves.

intransitive verb

  • 1.1
    (animal)
    1.2 (for supplies) See examples:to forage for something
    buscar algo
    1.3 (rummage)
    Example sentences
    • When chimps forage for food they do not ask themselves why, or consider better alternatives any more than does a beaver consider better ways of building dams.
    • He would forage for food in the morning and hope that tomorrow was the day his luck changed.
    • Until the first batch of workers hatches, the queen must forage for all the food herself, and this two - to three-week period is when she is vulnerable to being trapped.

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