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noun [countable] pet pronunciation in American English /pet/
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  1. 1
    an animal or bird that you keep in your home and take care of
    1. a.
      [only before noun] kept as a pet or relating to pets

      a pet dog/rabbit

      pet owners

      a pet shop

  2. 2
    British spoken used for talking to someone in a friendly way
  3. 3
    informal someone who you give special treatment to because you like them more than others
    See also teacher’s pet


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