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Turkish translation of “atrocity”

atrocity

noun [C, U]     /əˈtrɒsəti/
when someone does something extremely violent and shocking
acımasızlık, şiddet, büyük kötülük
Soldiers have been committing atrocities against civilians.Violent or aggressiveUnkind, cruel and unfeelingTreating people or animals badlyMaking people sad, shocked and upset
(Definition of atrocity noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)

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