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Have you fed the dog?
Out on the street, a dog began to bark.
a dog fox
I invested in an Internet start-up but it turned out to be a real dog.
It's dog eat dog in the television industry.
He's usually at the dogs on a Saturday.
They've made a real dog's breakfast of that display.
He's always saying that the country is going to the dogs.
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American English version of definition of dog
a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job
the scientific study of rocks
an expandable stick which you attach to a mobile phone or camera to help you take a selfie …
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Definition of dog from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.