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murderernoun [C]

uk   /ˈmɜː.dər.ər/  us   /ˈmɝː.dɚ.ɚ/ (old-fashioned female murderess )
B1 someone who ​illegally and ​intentionallykills another ​person: A convicted murderer was ​executed in ​North Carolina ​yesterday. a mass murderer (= someone who has ​killed a ​largenumber of ​peopleillegally)
(Definition of murderer from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “murderer”
in Arabic قاتِل…
in Korean 살인자…
in Portuguese assassino, -a…
in Catalan assassí, -ina…
in Japanese 人殺し…
in Chinese (Simplified) 杀人犯,凶手…
in Turkish katil…
in Russian убийца…
in Chinese (Traditional) 殺人犯,兇手…
in Italian assassino, -a, omicida…
in Polish morder-ca/czyni…
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