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adjective territorial pronunciation in British English /ˌterəˈtɔːriəl/
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    territorial animals or people do not like other animals or people entering an area that they believe belongs to them

    Sharks are extremely territorial and antagonistic towards their own kind.

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 territorial pronunciation in British English /ˌterəˌtɔːriˈæləti/ noun [uncountable]

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in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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