Definition of manhunt in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmanhʌnt/


An organized search for a criminal, suspect, or escaped prisoner: the military launched a big manhunt for army coup leaders
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  • Detectives have launched a manhunt after two men burst into the home of a young mother and threatened to harm her newborn baby.
  • A major manhunt was launched and detectives made numerous appeals in a bid to catch the culprit.
  • One of North Yorkshire's biggest police manhunts was launched.
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