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Spanish translation of “murder”

murder

noun /ˈməːdə/
(an act of) killing a person on purpose and illegally
asesinato, homicidio
The police are treating his death as a case of murder an increase in the number of murders.
any killing or causing of death that is considered as bad as this
asesinato, homicidio
the murder of innocent people by terrorists.
murderer noun (feminine murderess)
asesino; asesina
Murderers are no longer hanged in Britain.
murderous adjective intending, or capable of, murder
asesino, homicida
There was a murderous look in his eye.
murderously adverb
de forma asesina
(Definition of murder from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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