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"savage" in British English

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savageadjective

uk   /ˈsæv.ɪdʒ/  us   /ˈsæv.ɪdʒ/

savageverb [T]

uk   /ˈsæv.ɪdʒ/  us   /ˈsæv.ɪdʒ/

savagenoun [C]

uk   /ˈsæv.ɪdʒ/  us   /ˈsæv.ɪdʒ/ offensive
(Definition of savage from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"savage" in American English

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savageadjective

 us   /ˈsæv·ɪdʒ/
  • savage adjective (FIERCE)

(of an animal) wild and fierce, or (of a remark or action) violently cruel: savage beasts He writes about people who are savage and cruel.
savagely
adverb  us   /ˈsæv·ɪdʒ·li/
savagely attacked

savagenoun [C]

 us   /ˈsæv·ɪdʒ/ dated
  • savage noun [C] (PERSON)

someone who is thought to be in a wild state and to have no experience of a civilized society (= highly developed society) Note: This word is often considered offensive.

savageverb [T]

 us   /ˈsæv·ɪdʒ/
  • savage verb [T] (CRITICIZE)

to criticize someone cruelly: The performance was savaged by the media.
(Definition of savage from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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