Fishing meaning

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Overfishing, including bycatch (catching other kinds of fish and sea animals), is also reducing the number of fish and leading to the extinction of some species, which contributes to the breaking down of ocean ecosystems.
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Certain fishing practices, like bottom trawling, dynamite and cyanide fishing damage the surrounding habitat and create environmental issues.
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Some estimates of the depletion of the fish species around the world are as high as 70%. For example, Japanese whaling expeditions are depleating the whale population.

An example of fishing is a group of friends going out on a boat to catch fish for dinner that night.

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Fishing is defined as catching fish for sport, food or to sell.
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The act, occupation, or sport of catching fish.
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A place for catching fish.
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The catching of fish for sport or for a living.
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A place to fish.
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Of, or pertaining to, fishing.
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(uncountable) The activity or sport of catching fish from a body of water.

A good day's fishing.

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​(uncountable) The business of catching fish, molluscs, crustaceans or echinoderms in large quantities for sale.

The fishing industry.

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(countable) A place for catching fish.
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Present participle of fish.
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