persecutor Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “persecutor” in the English Dictionary

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persecutornoun [C]

uk   /ˈpɜː.sɪ.kjuː.tər/  us   /ˈpɝː.sɪ.kjuː.t̬ɚ/
someone who ​treats a ​particulargroup of ​peoplecruelly: The country's ​nativepeoplerose up against ​their persecutors. The ​clergy were the ​main persecutors ofwitches in the Middle Ages.
(Definition of persecutor from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “persecutor”
in Chinese (Simplified) 迫害者…
in Turkish zalim, zulmeden, işkenceci…
in Russian преследователь, гонитель…
in Chinese (Traditional) 迫害者…
in Polish prześladow-ca/czyni…
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