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English definition of “murder”


noun [C/U]    /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    /ˈmɜr·dər/ verb [T] Her husband was murdered. murderer    /ˈmɜr·dər·ər/ noun [C] a convicted murderer
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