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British English: pet /pɛt/ NOUN
A pet is an animal that you keep in your home to give you company and pleasure.
...dogs and other pets.
- American English: pet
- Arabic: حَيَوَانٌ ألِيفٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: animal de estimação
- Chinese: 宠物
- Croatian: ljubimac
- Czech: domácí mazlíček
- Danish: kæledyr
- Dutch: huisdier
- European Spanish: animal doméstico
- Finnish: lemmikkieläin
- French: animal de compagnie
- German: Haustier
- Greek: κατοικίδιο
- Italian: animale domestico
- Japanese: ペット
- Korean: 애완 동물
- Norwegian: kjæledyr
- Polish: zwierzę domowe
- European Portuguese: animal de estimação
- Romanian: animal de companie
- Russian: домашнее животное
- Latin American Spanish: mascota
- Swedish: husdjur
- Thai: สัตว์เลี้ยง
- Turkish: ev hayvanı
- Ukrainian: домашня тварина
- Vietnamese: vật nuôi làm cảnh
British English: pet ADJECTIVE
Someone's pet theory, project, or subject is one that they particularly support or like.
He would not stand by and let his pet project be killed off.
British English: pet VERB
If you pet a person or animal, you touch them in an affectionate way.
The policeman reached down and petted the wolfhound.
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