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Meaning of “evil” - Learner’s Dictionary

evil

adjective     /ˈiːvəl/
B2 very cruel, bad, or harmful: an evil monsterMorally wrong and evilDishonest
Translations of “evil”
in Arabic شِرِّير…
in Korean 사악한…
in Malaysian jahat…
in French mauvais…
in Turkish fena, kötü, berbat…
in Italian cattivo, malvagio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 道德敗壞的, 邪惡的,惡毒的, 討厭的…
in Russian злой…
in Polish zły, złowrogi…
in Vietnamese xấu xa…
in Spanish malo, malvado…
in Portuguese malvado…
in Thai ชั่วร้าย…
in German böse…
in Catalan malvat…
in Japanese 邪悪な…
in Indonesian jahat…
in Chinese (Simplified) 道德败坏的, 邪恶的,恶毒的, 讨厌的…
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