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murder

noun [C, U]
 
 
/ˈmɜːdər/
B1 the crime of intentionally killing someone: to commit murder She was charged with attempted murder. a murder charge/trialMurder and attempted murderKillingKillingMurder and attempted murder
be murder informal to be unpleasant or cause difficulty: Driving in Chicago at rush hour is murder.Complicated and difficult to doDifficult to understandSerious and unpleasantNot attractive to look atInformal words for bad
Translations of “murder”
in Korean 살인…
in Arabic جَريمة قَتْل…
in French meurtre…
in Turkish cinayet…
in Italian assassinio, omicidio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 謀殺,兇殺…
in Russian убийство…
in Polish morderstwo…
in Spanish asesinato, homicidio…
in Portuguese assassinato…
in German der Mord…
in Catalan assassinat…
in Japanese 殺人…
in Chinese (Simplified) 谋杀,凶杀…
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