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crueltynoun [U or C]

uk   /ˈkruː.əl.ti/  us   /ˈkruː.əl.t̬i/
B2 cruelbehaviour or a ​cruelaction: The ​farmer was ​accused of cruelty toanimals.

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Translations of “cruelty”
in Arabic وَحْشِيّة…
in Korean 잔인함, 학대…
in Portuguese crueldade…
in Catalan crueltat…
in Japanese 残酷さ, 虐待…
in Chinese (Simplified) 残忍,残酷, 残酷行为, 虐待…
in Turkish acımasızlık, zulüm…
in Russian жестокость…
in Chinese (Traditional) 殘忍,殘酷, 殘酷行爲, 虐待…
in Italian crudeltà…
in Polish okrucieństwo…
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