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pred·a·tor / ˈpredətər/ • n. an animal that naturally preys on others: wolves are major predators of rodents ∎ fig. a rapacious, exploitative person or group: her wealth made her vulnerable to predators. ∎  fig. a company that tries to take over another.

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predator An animal that obtains its food by predation. All predators are carnivores, although not all carnivores are predators.

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predator See predation.

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predator See PREDATION.

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