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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 wild·cat /ˈwaɪ(ə)l(d)ˌkæt/

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: outside the bounds of legitimate or ethical business
             practices; "wildcat currency issued by irresponsible
             banks"; "wildcat stock speculation"; "a wildcat
             airline"; "wildcat life insurance schemes"
      2: without official authorization; "an unauthorized strike";
         "wildcat work stoppage" [syn: unauthorized, unauthorised]
      3: (of a mine or oil well) drilled speculatively in an area not
         known to be productive; "drilling there would be strictly
         a wildcat operation"; "a wildcat mine"; "wildcat
         drilling"; "wildcat wells"
      n 1: an exploratory oil well drilled in land not known to be an
           oil field [syn: wildcat well]
      2: a cruelly rapacious person [syn: beast, wolf, savage,
      3: any small or medium-sized cat resembling the domestic cat
         and living in the wild
      [also: wildcatting, wildcatted]