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vampire

noun [C] uk   /ˈvæm.paɪər/  us   /-paɪr/
(in stories) a dead person who comes back to life and sucks blood from other people at night: The most famous vampire is Count Dracula of Transylvania.
Translations of “vampire”
in Arabic مَصّاص الدِماء…
in Korean 흡혈귀, 벰파이어…
in Malaysian puntianak…
in French vampire…
in Turkish vampir…
in Italian vampiro…
in Chinese (Traditional) (故事中的)吸血鬼…
in Russian вампир…
in Polish wampi-r/rzyca…
in Vietnamese ma cà rồng…
in Spanish vampiro…
in Portuguese vampiro, -a…
in Thai ผีดูดเลือด…
in German der Vampir…
in Catalan vampir, -a…
in Japanese 吸血鬼…
in Indonesian vampir…
in Chinese (Simplified) (故事中的)吸血鬼…
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