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verb [transitive]     hound pronunciation in British English
/haʊnd/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyhound
he/she/ithounds
present participlehounding
past tensehounded
past participlehounded
  1. 1
    to follow someone in a determined way in order to get something from them

    She was sick of being hounded by the press.

  2. 2
    to force someone to leave a place or job by always being unpleasant to them

    He claims the media hounded him out of office.

 
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