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slaughter

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈslɔːtər/
ANIMAL to kill an animal for meatKillingMurder and attempted murderAnimal farming - general words
PEOPLE to kill a lot of people in a very cruel wayKillingMurder and attempted murder
DEFEAT informal to defeat someone very easilyWinning and defeatingScoring, winning and losing in sport
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