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Dalek

noun [C] uk   /ˈdɑː.lek/ us  
an imaginary creature that talks in a strange voice and kills people: The Daleks were the most frightening characters in Dr Who (= a television programme about a man who travels in space and time).
Translations of “Dalek”
in Chinese (Traditional) 戴立克(科幻故事中聲音怪異的殺人生物)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 戴立克(科幻故事中声音怪异的杀人生物)…
(Definition of Dalek from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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