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devil

noun
 
 
/ˈdevəl/
the Devil B2 the most powerful evil spirit, according to the Christian and Jewish religionsDevils
EVIL SPIRIT [C] B2 an evil spiritSouls, spirits and ghostsDevils
PERSON [C] informal someone who behaves badlyBad and wrong behaviourDisobedientObeying and breaking the lawObedient and compliant
lucky/poor, etc devil informal used to describe a person who is lucky/unlucky, etcPeople in general
Translations of “devil”
in Korean 악령…
in Arabic شَرّير…
in French diable, démon, diablesse…
in Turkish iblis, kötü ruh, kötü adam…
in Italian demonio, diavolo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 魔鬼, 魔鬼,惡魔,妖魔…
in Russian злой дух, дьявол во плоти…
in Polish diabeł…
in Spanish demonio, diablo, pobre diablo…
in Portuguese demônio…
in German der Teufel…
in Catalan dimoni…
in Japanese 悪霊…
in Chinese (Simplified) 魔鬼, 魔鬼,恶魔,妖魔…
(Definition of devil from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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