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Definición de “villain” en inglés

villain

noun uk   /ˈvɪl.ən/ us  
[C] a bad person who harms other people or breaks the law: Some people believe that Richard III was not the villain he is generally thought to have been. He's either a hero or a villain, depending on your point of view. [C] UK informal a criminal: Bert's just a small-time villain. [C] a character in a book, play, film, etc. who harms other people: He made his reputation as an actor playing villains. [C usually singular] informal something or someone considered harmful or dangerous: We've always been told that cholesterol was a major cause of heart disease but, actually, saturated fat is the worst villain.
(Definition of villain from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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