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  1. prey

    • IPA[preɪ]

    英式

    • n.
      an animal that is caught and killed by another for food;a person who is easily deceived or harmed
    • v.
      catch and kill for food;take advantage of; exploit
    • noun: prey

    • 釋義
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    • 1. catch and kill for food small birds that prey on insect pests
    • take advantage of; exploit this is a mean type of theft by ruthless people preying on the elderly
    • cause constant distress to the problem had begun to prey on my mind
    • n.
      an animal, especially a mammal, that kills and eats other animals.

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      a bird that feeds on animal flesh, distinguished by a hooked bill and sharp talons; a raptor.

    Oxford Dictionary

    • ph.
      be caught and killed by (an animal) for food

    Oxford Dictionary

    • ph.
      be caught and killed by (an animal) for food

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      a predatory bird, distinguished by a hooked bill and sharp talons; a raptor.

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      an animal, especially a mammal, that kills and eats other animals.

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • ph.
      be hunted and killed by (an animal)

    Oxford Dictionary

    • ph.
      be hunted and killed by (an animal)

    Oxford American Dictionary

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    美式

    • n.
      an animal that is caught and killed by another for food: the kestrel pounced on its prey
    • v.
      catch and kill for food: small birds that prey on insect pests

    Oxford American Dictionary