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English definition of “butcher”

butcher

verb [T]     /ˈbʊtʃ.ər/ US  //
to cut an animal into pieces of meat KillingMurder and attempted murderCutting and stabbingPreparing animals and fish for cooking to kill someone in a very violent wayMurder and attempted murderKillingKillingMurder and attempted murder
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