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American English: /paʊns/
British English: /paʊns/

Translation of pounce in Spanish:

intransitive verb

  • to pounce on/upon somebody/somethingthe tiger pounced on its prey
    el tigre se abalanzó or se lanzó sobre su presa
    he immediately pounced on my mistake
    inmediatamente saltó para señalar mi error
    Example sentences
    • The cat pounced on it and took the meat to the back of the bar, under a pool table with a scarred, green felt surface.
    • One of the monkeys pounced on a woman holding a child, biting her arm before leaping back into the tree.
    • I was quite happy with that, so I couldn't believe it when the dog pounced on my dog.
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