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evil

noun [C, U]
 
 
/ˈiːvəl/
B2 something that is very bad and harmful: The theme of the play is the battle between good and evil. the evils of drug and alcohol abuse →  See also the lesser of two evils Serious and unpleasantNot attractive to look atInformal words for bad
Translations of “evil”
in Korean 악…
in Arabic شَرّ…
in French fléau…
in Turkish kötülük, şer, zararlı…
in Italian male…
in Chinese (Traditional) 邪惡(之事), 罪惡(行為), 禍害…
in Russian зло, порок…
in Polish zło…
in Spanish desgracia, plaga…
in Portuguese mal…
in German das Übel…
in Catalan mal…
in Japanese 悪…
in Chinese (Simplified) 邪恶(之事), 罪恶(行为), 祸害…
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