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1snare/ˈsneɚ/noun
pluralsnares
1snare
/ˈsneɚ/
noun
pluralsnares
Learner's definition of SNARE  
[count]
: a device that has a loop (called a noose) which gets smaller when the end of it is pulled and that is used to catch animals: a kind of trap
: a position or situation from which it is difficult to escape
2snare/ˈsneɚ/verb
snaressnaredsnaring
2snare
/ˈsneɚ/
verb
snaressnaredsnaring
Learner's definition of SNARE  
[+ object]
: to catch (an animal) in a snare— often used figuratively
   b : to cause (something) to become caught in something (such as a net or trap)— usually used as (be/get) snared— sometimes used figuratively
: to win or get (something) by skillful action or good luck
US, sports : to catch (a thrown or hit ball) usually by jumping
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