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English definition of “slaughter”

slaughter

verb [T] (KILLING PEOPLE)   /ˈslɔt̬·ər/
to kill large numbers of people infml In sports and other competitions, to slaughter is to defeat easily : The Red Sox slaughtered the Yankees in last night’s baseball game , winning 12 to 0.
(Definition of slaughter verb (KILLING PEOPLE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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