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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How long, pray, would a man hunt giraffes if he could?
Maclean and Burgess sparked an international man hunt in 1951 when they disappeared, reappearing five years later at a press conference in Moscow.
The arrests followed a man hunt which was launched by police on Thursday.
Their disappearance sparks a nationwide man hunt led by Paula.
Further investigation into the case are on, and a man hunt has been launched to arrest the driver of the offending truck.
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He was freed and he later fled to Cyprus, sparking a huge international man hunt.
Rahman was absconding since then and the police had launched a man hunt to nab him.
The police said additional contingents of army and police have been rushed to the spot and large scale man hunt have been launched to trace out the militants.
On Friday, the suspects who are said to be in the country, had not yet been arrested but police said in a message posted on its social media accounts that ''the man hunt for the other two suspects who are on the run is still on.
A police spokesman said a man hunt was under way for three men seen running out of the hotel after the attack.
China: China has launched a huge man hunt for a fugitive armed robber accused of killing nine people, most recently a police officer, an official and state media said Monday.