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in cold blood

C2 If someone kills in cold blood, they kill in a way that seems especially cruel because it seems to show no emotion.
(Definition of in cold blood from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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in cold blood

intentionally and without emotion: killed in cold blood
(Definition of in cold blood from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “in cold blood”
in Chinese (Simplified) 冷血地, 残酷地,无情地…
in Turkish soğuk kanlı…
in Russian хладнокровно…
in Chinese (Traditional) 冷血地, 殘酷地,無情地…
in Polish z zimną krwią…
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