poach

Listen:
UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈpəʊtʃ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/poʊtʃ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(pōch)


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poach

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
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  1. poach an egg
  2. poach [chicken, salmon, pears] in (wine)
  3. can poach or [steam, grill] the [pears]
  4. poach [staff, customers, talent] from
  5. the [organization, club, company] poached talent
  6. [a bid, an attempt] to poach [customers]
  7. were poaching [tigers, gazelles, lions]
  8. several [tigers] were poached by hunters
  9. was arrested for poaching [tigers]
  10. were illegally poached [in, by]
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