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noun [countable]     cat pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    an animal with soft fur, a long thin tail, and whiskers, that people keep as a pet or for catching mice. A young cat is called a kitten.
    1. a.
      a wild animal that looks like a large cat, for example a lion or tiger
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  2. 2
    old-fashioned an insulting word for a woman who likes to annoy and upset other people

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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