manhunt


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man·hunt

 (măn′hŭnt′)
n.
An organized, extensive search for a person, usually a fugitive criminal.

manhunt

(ˈmænˌhʌnt)
n
an organized search, usually by police, for a wanted man or fugitive
ˈmanˌhunter n

man•hunt

(ˈmænˌhʌnt)

n.
an intensive, usu. organized search for a person, esp. a criminal, fugitive, or person charged with a crime.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.manhunt - an organized search (by police) for a person (charged with a crime)manhunt - an organized search (by police) for a person (charged with a crime)
search, hunting, hunt - the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone
Translations

manhunt

[ˈmænhʌnt] Nbúsqueda f (de delincuente, desaparecido)

manhunt

[ˈmænhʌnt] nchasse f à l'homme

manhunt

[ˈmænˌhʌnt] ncaccia all'uomo
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Two people were killed while a policeman was wounded during a shooting incident that triggered a police manhunt here, the police said on Monday.
THE terror cell responsible for attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils has been dismantled but a manhunt for one suspect is ongoing, Spanish authorities have said.
The film revolves around a Chinese man who is charged for murder in Japan and struggles to prove his innocence; meanwhile he experiences a manhunt by the Japanese police and is attacked by mysterious killers.
Swiss police arrested a 50-year-old man a day after he stormed into an insurance office wielding a chainsaw and wounded two staff members, bringing an end to a two-day manhunt that had also involved German police.
A NATIONWIDE manhunt came to a dramatic end yesterday when specialist officers swooped on a property in Gloucester where an on-the-run rapist was hiding.
Isabela City, Basilan - Government authorities have launched a manhunt operation against four inmates, who bolted from a Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP)-administered detention facility in this city.
A MANHUNT for an escaped prisoner who killed his best friend and slashed his own sister's face is over.
A MANHUNT has been launched for a prisoner who went on the run after being given home leave.
NEW YORK - US police stepped up a manhunt Tuesday for an Iraq war veteran accused of murdering his ex-wife and five members of her family on a killing spree near the northeastern city of Philadelphia.
Later on Saturday morning, police said they were questioning a man about the shooting, although it was not immediately clear whether the manhunt was still under way.
by Ali Mohammad Nazari on 30 June, 2014 - 13:55 SHARANA (Pajhwok): Police and residents have launched a manhunt for a young man who axed his elderly father to death in the Omni district of southeastern Paktika province.