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English definition of “murder”


noun [C/U]  /ˈmɜr·dər/ us  
the crime of intentionally killing a person: [C] There were three murders in the town last year. [U] He was convicted of murder. If you say that something is murder, you mean it is very difficult or takes a lot of work: [U] It’s murder finding a parking space in this neighborhood.
verb [T]  /ˈmɜr·dər/ us  
Her husband was murdered.
noun [C]  /ˈmɜr·dər·ər/ us  
a convicted murderer
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