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adjective [before noun]     /ˈsɪə.ri.əl/ US  /ˈsɪr.i-/
C1 describes a person who repeatedly commits the same serious crime , often using the same method , or a serious crime that is committed repeatedly by one person : She wrote a thriller about a brutal serial killer . a serial rapist serial murders / killings Continually and repeatedly
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