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persecutor

noun [C] uk   /ˈpɜː.sɪ.kjuː.tər/ us    /ˈpɝː.sɪ.kjuː.t̬ɚ/
someone who treats a particular group of people cruelly: The country's native people rose up against their persecutors. The clergy were the main persecutors of witches in the Middle Ages.
Translations of “persecutor”
in Chinese (Traditional) 迫害者…
in Russian преследователь, гонитель…
in Turkish zalim, zulmeden, işkenceci…
in Chinese (Simplified) 迫害者…
in Polish prześladow-ca/czyni…
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