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cruelty

noun [U or C] uk   /ˈkruː.əl.ti/ /ˈkrʊəl-/ us    /-t̬i/
B2 cruel behaviour or a cruel action: The farmer was accused of cruelty to animals.
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in Korean 잔인함, 학대…
in Arabic وَحْشِيّة…
in Portuguese crueldade…
in Catalan crueltat…
in Japanese 残酷さ, 虐待…
in Italian crudeltà…
in Chinese (Traditional) 殘忍,殘酷, 殘酷行爲, 虐待…
in Russian жестокость…
in Turkish acımasızlık, zulüm…
in Chinese (Simplified) 残忍,残酷, 残酷行为, 虐待…
in Polish okrucieństwo…
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