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butcher

noun [C]  us   /ˈbʊtʃ·ər/
a person whose job is to kill animals for meat or who prepares and sells meat in a store A butcher is also a murderer, esp. of a lot of people.

butcher

verb [T]  us   /ˈbʊtʃ·ər/
to kill animals and prepare them to be sold as meat To butcher is also to kill people in a cruel way.
Translations of “butcher”
in Arabic جَزَّار, قَصَّاب…
in Korean 정육점 주인…
in Malaysian penjual daging…
in French boucher/-ère…
in Turkish kasap…
in Italian macellaio, -a…
in Chinese (Traditional) 工作, 肉商,肉販, 肉店,肉鋪…
in Russian мясник…
in Polish rzeźni-k/czka…
in Vietnamese người hàng thịt…
in Spanish carnicero…
in Portuguese açougueiro…
in Thai คนชำแหละเนื้อสัตว์…
in German der Fleischer, der Metzger…
in Catalan carnisser, -a…
in Japanese 肉屋…
in Indonesian penjagal…
in Chinese (Simplified) 工作, 肉商,肉贩, 肉店,肉铺…
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