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English definition of “abattoir”

abattoir

noun [C]     /ˈæb.ə.twɑːr/ US  /-twɑːr/ mainly UK (US usually slaughterhouse)
a place where animals are killed for their meat KillingMurder and attempted murderFactoriesAnimal farming - general words
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