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Meaning of “demon” - Learner’s Dictionary

demon

noun [C]     /ˈdiːmən/
an evil spiritSouls, spirits and ghostsDevils
Translations of “demon”
in Vietnamese ma quỷ…
in Spanish demonio…
in Thai ปีศาจ…
in Malaysian hantu…
in French démon…
in German der Dämon…
in Chinese (Traditional) 惡魔,魔鬼, 技法純熟者, 幹勁十足的人…
in Indonesian iblis…
in Russian демон, дьявол…
in Turkish cin, kötü ruh…
in Chinese (Simplified) 恶魔,魔鬼, 技法纯熟者, 劲头儿很足的人…
in Polish demon…
(Definition of demon from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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