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murderer

noun [C] uk   /ˈmɜː.dər.ər/ us    /ˈmɝː.dɚ.ɚ/ (old-fashioned female murderess)
B1 someone who illegally and intentionally kills another person: A convicted murderer was executed in North Carolina yesterday. a mass murderer (= someone who has killed a large number of people illegally)
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