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Spiders usually catch their prey by building webs.
a hired killer stalking his prey
Homeless children were easy prey for drug dealers and pimps in the capital.
The refugees fell prey to criminal gangs.
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American English version of definition of prey
a new word or phrase invented in the hope that it will become generally used
the distance from the centre of a circle to its edge, or a straight line from the centre to the edge
a collection of debris, mostly consisting of plastic, which moves around in the sea …
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Definition of prey from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.