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English definition of “brute”

brute

noun [C]     /bruːt/
someone who behaves in a very violent and cruel wayUnpleasant menUnpleasant people in general
brutish     /ˈbruːtɪʃ/ adjective like a bruteViolent or aggressiveUnkind, cruel and unfeelingTreating people or animals badly
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