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cruel

adjective uk   /ˈkruː.əl/ /krʊəl/ (crueller, cruellest or crueler, cruelest) us  
B1 extremely unkind and unpleasant and causing pain to people or animals intentionally: Don't tease him about his weight - it's cruel. Children can be very cruel to each other. causing suffering: His death was a cruel blow.
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cruelly
adverb uk   /-i/ us  
B2 in a cruel way
Traducciones de “cruel”
en coreano 잔인한…
en árabe وَحْشي…
en francés cruel (envers), cruel…
en turco vicdansız, acımasız, zalim…
en italiano crudele…
en chino (tradicionál) 殘忍的, 殘酷的, 刻毒傷人的…
en ruso жестокий…
en polaco okrutny…
en español cruel…
en portugués cruel…
en alemán grausam, unbarmherzig…
en catalán cruel…
en japonés 無慈悲な…
en chino (simplificado) 残忍的, 残酷的, 刻毒伤人的…
(Definition of cruel from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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