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poach 1

American English: /poʊtʃ/
British English: /pəʊtʃ/

transitive verb

  • (Cookery)
    (egg)
    escalfar
    (fish)
    cocer a fuego lento
    poached egg
    huevo (masculine) escalfado or (River Plate area) poché
    Example sentences
    • Salt in the water when poaching eggs will set the white quickly.
    • To poach the eggs, pour 3.5cm of boiling water into a clean frying pan or saucepan and place it over a low heat - the water should show a few bubbles on the base of the pan, but no more.
    • In the breakfast room, over poached eggs, she talks wittily and uninhibitedly.
    Example sentences
    • The food to be poached must be fully immersed in the liquid and not allowed to boil otherwise it can toughen the most delicate protein.
    • The menu covers all eventualities, from salads and burgers to open sandwiches, steaks and chicken, as well as grilled and poached salmon.
    • Which brings me rather neatly to my main course - advertised as poached fillet of salmon with dill and Muscadet, it sounded like a perfect light evening meal.

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poach 2
American English: /poʊtʃ/
British English: /pəʊtʃ/

transitive verb

  • (steal)
    (game)
    cazar furtivamente
    (personnel/ideas)
    robar
    Example sentences
    • She sets traps to try and poach fish from the local pond and checks them daily.
    • Baited explosives are used to hunt pigs while dynamiting is the most popular method employed to poach fish.
    • I think we have to differentiate here between those deer that have been legally shot at and those that have been illegally poached and there is a distinct difference.
    Example sentences
    • Businesses will even more ruthlessly poach skilled workers off each other.
    • ‘It is a fact that we have people in other firms trying to poach my staff telling them not to trust the big employer,’ he said.
    • Last year, the company was forced to award a 17 percent pay increase to its drivers, in an effort to stop them being poached by other train operators.

intransitive verb

  • 1.1 (hunt game)
    cazar furtivamente
    1.2 (encroach) to poach on somebody's territory o preserve
    meterse en terreno de alguien

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