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killingnoun [C]

uk   /ˈkɪl.ɪŋ/ us   /ˈkɪl.ɪŋ/
B1 an occasion when a person is murdered: a series of brutal killings

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killingadjective

uk   /ˈkɪl.ɪŋ/ us   /ˈkɪl.ɪŋ/
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killingnoun [S]

uk   /ˈkɪlɪŋ/ us  
make a killing informal
to earn a lot of money in a short time and with little effort: They made a killing when they sold their London flat at the top of the market.
(Definition of killing from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “killing”
in Arabic قَتل…
in Korean 죽임…
in Portuguese assassinato…
in Catalan assassinat…
in Japanese 殺人…
in Chinese (Simplified) 谋杀…
in Turkish öldürme, cinayet…
in Russian убийство…
in Chinese (Traditional) 謀殺…
in Italian uccisione, assassinio…
in Polish zabójstwo, śmierć…
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