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malicious

adjective uk   us   /məˈlɪʃ.əs/
C2 intended to harm or upset other people: malicious gossip a malicious look in his eyes He complained that he'd been receiving malicious phone calls. He was charged with malicious wounding. intended to cause damage to a computer system, or to steal private information from a computer system: protection against malicious software/code
maliciously
adverb uk   us   /-li/
Translations of “malicious”
in Korean 악의를 지닌…
in Arabic حَقود…
in Portuguese maldoso…
in Catalan maliciós, malintencionat…
in Japanese 悪意のある…
in Italian maligno, malefico…
in Chinese (Traditional) 惡意的,惡毒的,意在傷人的…
in Russian злобный…
in Turkish kasıtlı, kötü niyetli, kindar…
in Chinese (Simplified) 恶意的,恶毒的,意在伤人的…
in Polish złośliwy…
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