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hanker

American English: /ˈhæŋkər/
British English: /ˈhaŋkə/

intransitive verb

  • to hanker after or for something
    anhelar or ansiar algo
    Example sentences
    • Prerequisites are a willingness to experiment, a desire to play, and a hankering to shake up preconceived notions about your art and photography.
    • I still hanker to return home with my family one day but my view of NZ when I was growing up in the 1970's is dead and buried.
    • I still cannot figure out why the machine dials the Internet every 15 minutes; I've checked every program that hankers to be online, and they all insist they're guiltless.
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