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1[mass noun] The activity or practice of pursuing criminals or fugitives for whom a reward is offered, especially as a profession:‘collecting relevant information about the person you are after and reducing it to actionable intelligence is the essence of bounty hunting’[as modifier] ‘the bounty-hunting business’
- ‘She was a fashion model before turning to bounty hunting as a profession.’
- ‘Because bounty hunting is illegal in Mexico, prosecutors there charged the three with kidnapping and asked US authorities to arrest them.’
- ‘Hell-bent on avenging his brother's murder, the sheriff takes the law into his own hands with the help of a bounty hunting duo.’
- ‘There are states that are making the practice of bail recovery or of bounty hunting illegal.’
- ‘The bounty hunting system will allow those hunting said bad guy many different methods to find him.’
- 1.1 The activity or practice of hunting wild animals in order to collect a reward offered for killing them:‘bounty hunting virtually wiped out cougar populations in the Midwest’
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