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noun catch pronunciation in British English /kætʃ/
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  1. 2
    [countable] an amount of fish that have been caught
    Catches of Scottish salmon have declined significantly.
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  2. 3
    [countable] an object used for fastening something such as a window, door, or container
    a broken window catch
    See also safety catch
  3. 4
    [countable] [usually singular] a hidden problem or difficulty in something that seems extremely good
    It sounds like a fabulous opportunity, so what’s the catch?
  4. 5
    [uncountable] a game in which children throw a ball to each other
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  5. 7
    [countable] mainly literary a sudden pause in what someone is saying as a result of a strong emotion
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red market

the buying and selling of human organs

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