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Used to describe animals that hunt others for food in nature. SlideDocumentaries often show the predatory nature of lions in the wild.
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Often implies a negative aspect of survival, such as aggression or cruelty. SlideThe predatory tactics of the hawk were evident as it stalked its next meal.
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Also used metaphorically to describe similar behavior in other contexts. SlideThe company's predatory acquisition strategy left smaller rivals in a vulnerable position.