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murder

noun [C/U]  us   /ˈmɜr·dər/
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.
murder
verb [T]  us   /ˈmɜr·dər/
Her husband was murdered.
murderer
noun [C]  us   /ˈmɜr·dər·ər/
a convicted murderer
Translations of “murder”
in Arabic جَريمة قَتْل…
in Korean 살인…
in Malaysian pembunuhan…
in French meurtre…
in Turkish cinayet…
in Italian assassinio, omicidio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 謀殺,兇殺…
in Russian убийство…
in Polish morderstwo…
in Vietnamese kẻ sát nhân, tội giết người…
in Spanish asesinato, homicidio…
in Portuguese assassinato…
in Thai การฆาตกรรม, การสังหาร…
in German der Mord…
in Catalan assassinat…
in Japanese 殺人…
in Indonesian pembunuhan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 谋杀,凶杀…
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