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predator

Pronunciation: /ˈpredətər; ˈpredətə(r)/

Translation of predator in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • (animal) depredador (masculine), predador (masculine); (person) ave (feminine (with masculine article in the singular)) de presa or de rapiña
    Example sentences
    • Common predators of house sparrows include cats and other mammalian predators, birds of prey, and owls.
    • Bluntnose minnows serve an important role as prey for larger animals and as a predator on insect larvae.
    • They are also preyed upon by mammalian predators such as cats, and by snakes such as boas and anacondas.
    Example sentences
    • Women in those situations are particularly vulnerable to a predator and a manipulator like Ben.
    • Psychologists have built up a detailed picture of how sexual predators operate on their child victims.
    • It's the reality that I had to face 20 years ago that there were sexual predators and child molesters out there.

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