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hunting ground

  
     ( hunting grounds    plural  )
1       n-count   If you say that a place is a good hunting groundfor something, you mean that people who have a particular interest are likely to find something that they want there.  
oft N for n  
Other people's weddings are the perfect hunting ground for ideas...     
2       n-count   A hunting ground is an area where people or animals chase and kill wild animals for food or as a sport.  
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hunting  
1       n-uncount   Hunting is the chasing and killing of wild animals by people or other animals, for food or as a sport.  
Deer hunting was banned in Scotland in 1959.     
2       n-uncount   Hunting is the activity of searching for a particular thing.  
n N  
Jobclub can help you with job hunting.     
      Hunting is also a combining form., comb in n-uncount  
Lee has divided his time between flat-hunting and travelling.     


fox-hunting      , foxhunting  
Fox-hunting is a sport in which people riding horses chase a fox across the countryside. Dogs called hounds are used to find the fox.      n-uncount  
hunting ground        ( hunting grounds    plural  )
1       n-count   If you say that a place is a good hunting groundfor something, you mean that people who have a particular interest are likely to find something that they want there.  
oft N for n  
Other people's weddings are the perfect hunting ground for ideas...     
2       n-count   A hunting ground is an area where people or animals chase and kill wild animals for food or as a sport.  

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haunting, hunt, hauntingly

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nnpl.
to make a hole in ground, with a spade for example
n.
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