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barbarism

noun [U] uk   /ˈbɑː.bə.rɪ.zəm/ us    /ˈbɑːr.bɚ.ɪ-/
extremely cruel and unpleasant behaviour: He witnessed some appalling acts of barbarism during the war.
Translations of “barbarism”
in Chinese (Traditional) 野蠻行徑, 暴虐行徑, 粗俗行為…
in Chinese (Simplified) 野蛮行径, 暴虐行径, 粗俗行为…
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