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massacre

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈmæsəkər/
the killing of a lot of people: He ordered the massacre of over 2,000 women and children.Murder and attempted murderKillingKillingMurder and attempted murder
massacre verb [T] Hundreds of civilians were massacred in the raid.
Translations of “massacre”
in Korean 학살…
in Arabic مَذْبَحة…
in French massacre…
in Turkish katliam, toplu yok etme…
in Italian massacro…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大屠殺, 殘殺, (尤指體育比賽中的)慘敗…
in Russian резня, бойня…
in Polish masakra…
in Spanish masacre…
in Portuguese massacre…
in German das Gemetzel, völlige Niederlage…
in Catalan massacre…
in Japanese 大虐殺…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大屠杀, 残杀, (尤指体育比赛中的)惨败…
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