Definition of 'shark'

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The whole episode confirms all your prejudices about payday loan sharks. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They may be sharks but they are very effective. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Only afterwards did they realise that a great white shark was waiting to attack them. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But whale sharks are the largest fish in the sea. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You could see sharks boldly swimming down paths that normally lead visitors to their beachside villas. Times, Sunday Times (2006)We are all absolutely taken aback by the shark attack. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It changes the way we think about these sharks. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The news that the sharks may be a single population has dramatic implications for their conservation. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The second factor is the booming industry in tourists diving to see sharks and other sea creatures. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The shark could have attacked us both. The Sun (2015)All you knew was what you saw live and stories you heard about sharks and groupies. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Sharks may disappear and then try to sneak up on you. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The pictures show four surfers furiously padding their boards back to the beach as a large shark closely trailed them. Times, Sunday Times (2016)HERE'S a genuine monster of the deep - a shark with two heads. The Sun (2013) Sale Sharks have gradually worked their way up the table into a position of strength and contention. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But it was a harmless basking shark, which eats only plankton. The Sun (2012)And what's the great white shark all about? The Sun (2015) Sale Sharks are now my priority along with getting stuck into the season. The Sun (2015)THE great white shark heading our way might be pregnant. The Sun (2014)The skin is either shark or ray skin, so the gloved arm of the mannequin shows beaded motifs of sharks and rays. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)You can also scan the seas for seals, dolphins, basking sharks and whales. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The centrepiece is a vast aquarium filled with 65,000 sharks, rays and tropical fish. The Sun (2012)

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Translations for 'shark'

British English: shark /ʃɑːk/ NOUN
Sharks are very large fish with sharp teeth.
  • American English: shark
  • Arabic: قِرْش سمك
  • Brazilian Portuguese: tubarão
  • Chinese: 鲨鱼
  • Croatian: morski pas
  • Czech: žralok
  • Danish: haj
  • Dutch: haai
  • European Spanish: tiburón
  • Finnish: hai
  • French: requin
  • German: Hai
  • Greek: καρχαρίας
  • Italian: squalo
  • Japanese: サメ
  • Korean: 상어
  • Norwegian: hai
  • Polish: rekin
  • European Portuguese: tubarão
  • Romanian: rechin
  • Russian: акула
  • Spanish: tiburón
  • Swedish: haj
  • Thai: ฉลาม
  • Turkish: köpek balığı
  • Ukrainian: акула
  • Vietnamese: cá mập


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