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English definition of “killing”

killing

noun
 
 
/ˈkɪlɪŋ/
B1 [C] a murder, or when someone or something is killed: the killing of civiliansMurder and attempted murderKillingKillingMurder and attempted murder
make a killing informal to make a lot of money very quicklyEarning money and money earned
(Definition of killing from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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