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witch-hunt

['wɪʧhʌnt]

  1. сущ.

    1. ист. охота на ведьм (преследование лиц, связанных, как предполагалось, с колдовством, чёрной магией)

    2. полит. преследование прогрессивных деятелей; преследование инакомыслящих

  2. гл.; полит.

    подвергать преследованию (прогрессивных деятелей, инакомыслящих); принимать участие в "охоте на ведьм"

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witch-hunt

['wɪtʃhʌnt]

n

преследование из политических соображений, "охота на ведьм"

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Word forms

witch-hunt

noun
SingularPlural
Common casewitch-huntwitch-hunts
Possessive casewitch-hunt'switch-hunts'

witch-hunt

verb
Basic forms
Pastwitch-hunted
Imperativewitch-hunt
Present Participle (Participle I)witch-hunting
Past Participle (Participle II)witch-hunted
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I witch-huntwe witch-hunt
you witch-huntyou witch-hunt
he/she/it witch-huntsthey witch-hunt
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am witch-huntingwe are witch-hunting
you are witch-huntingyou are witch-hunting
he/she/it is witch-huntingthey are witch-hunting
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have witch-huntedwe have witch-hunted
you have witch-huntedyou have witch-hunted
he/she/it has witch-huntedthey have witch-hunted
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been witch-huntingwe have been witch-hunting
you have been witch-huntingyou have been witch-hunting
he/she/it has been witch-huntingthey have been witch-hunting
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I witch-huntedwe witch-hunted
you witch-huntedyou witch-hunted
he/she/it witch-huntedthey witch-hunted
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was witch-huntingwe were witch-hunting
you were witch-huntingyou were witch-hunting
he/she/it was witch-huntingthey were witch-hunting
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had witch-huntedwe had witch-hunted
you had witch-huntedyou had witch-hunted
he/she/it had witch-huntedthey had witch-hunted
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been witch-huntingwe had been witch-hunting
you had been witch-huntingyou had been witch-hunting
he/she/it had been witch-huntingthey had been witch-hunting
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will witch-huntwe shall/will witch-hunt
you will witch-huntyou will witch-hunt
he/she/it will witch-huntthey will witch-hunt
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be witch-huntingwe shall/will be witch-hunting
you will be witch-huntingyou will be witch-hunting
he/she/it will be witch-huntingthey will be witch-hunting
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have witch-huntedwe shall/will have witch-hunted
you will have witch-huntedyou will have witch-hunted
he/she/it will have witch-huntedthey will have witch-hunted
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been witch-huntingwe shall/will have been witch-hunting
you will have been witch-huntingyou will have been witch-hunting
he/she/it will have been witch-huntingthey will have been witch-hunting
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would witch-huntwe should/would witch-hunt
you would witch-huntyou would witch-hunt
he/she/it would witch-huntthey would witch-hunt
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be witch-huntingwe should/would be witch-hunting
you would be witch-huntingyou would be witch-hunting
he/she/it would be witch-huntingthey would be witch-hunting
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have witch-huntedwe should/would have witch-hunted
you would have witch-huntedyou would have witch-hunted
he/she/it would have witch-huntedthey would have witch-hunted
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been witch-huntingwe should/would have been witch-hunting
you would have been witch-huntingyou would have been witch-hunting
he/she/it would have been witch-huntingthey would have been witch-hunting
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am witch-huntedwe are witch-hunted
you are witch-huntedyou are witch-hunted
he/she/it is witch-huntedthey are witch-hunted
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being witch-huntedwe are being witch-hunted
you are being witch-huntedyou are being witch-hunted
he/she/it is being witch-huntedthey are being witch-hunted
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been witch-huntedwe have been witch-hunted
you have been witch-huntedyou have been witch-hunted
he/she/it has been witch-huntedthey have been witch-hunted
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was witch-huntedwe were witch-hunted
you were witch-huntedyou were witch-hunted
he/she/it was witch-huntedthey were witch-hunted
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being witch-huntedwe were being witch-hunted
you were being witch-huntedyou were being witch-hunted
he/she/it was being witch-huntedthey were being witch-hunted
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been witch-huntedwe had been witch-hunted
you had been witch-huntedyou had been witch-hunted
he/she/it had been witch-huntedthey had been witch-hunted
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be witch-huntedwe shall/will be witch-hunted
you will be witch-huntedyou will be witch-hunted
he/she/it will be witch-huntedthey will be witch-hunted
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been witch-huntedwe shall/will have been witch-hunted
you will have been witch-huntedyou will have been witch-hunted
he/she/it will have been witch-huntedthey will have been witch-hunted