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adjective formal     feral pronunciation in British English
/ˈferəl/    feral pronunciation in British English
  1. 1
    a feral cat or other animal is one that lives in a wild state but was once kept as a pet or lived on a farm
  2. 2
    used to describe people who behave in a wild or violent way

    There is a growing army of feral teenagers on the streets causing all kinds of trouble.

    This is a feral, deeply competitive industry.



a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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