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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
killing /'kiliɳ/
  • danh từ
    • sự giết chóc, sự tàn sát
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (thông tục) món lãi vớ bở; sự thành công bất thình lình
    • tính từ
      • giết chết, làm chết
      • làm kiệt sức, làm bã người
      • (thông tục) làm phục lăn, làm thích mê đi, làm choáng người; làm cười vỡ bụng
    Concise Dictionary
    +the act of terminating a life
    +the destruction of an enemy plane or ship or tank or missile
    +cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly
    +thwart the passage of
    +cause the death of, without intention
    +end or extinguish by forceful means
    +be fatal
    +be the source of great pain for
    +overwhelm with hilarity, pleasure, or admiration
    +hit with so much force as to make a return impossible, in racket games
    +hit with great force
    +deprive of life
    +drink down entirely
    +mark for deletion, rub off, or erase
    +tire out completely
    +cause to cease operating
    +destroy a vitally essential quality of or in

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 murder, carnage, butchery, execution, slaughter, bloodshed, death, massacre, genocide, liquidation, mass murder or destruction, decimation, extermination, blood bath, manslaughter; slaying, homicide, fatality:
    The killing of dissidents must stop. There has been another killing in the park
    2 coup, bonanza, success, windfall, stroke of luck, gain, profit, Colloq Brit bomb:
    They've made a killing on the Stock Exchange.
    3 devastating, ruinous, destructive, punishing, exhausting, debilitating, fatiguing, tiring, enervating, difficult, arduous:
    How can you keep up the killing pace of having two jobs?
    Advanced English Dictionary
    noun, adjective
    + noun
    an act of killing sb deliberately; a murder: brutal killings
    See also - MERCY KILLING
    Idioms: make a killing (informal) to make a lot of money quickly: She made a killing on the stock market.
    + adjective
    making you very tired: a killing schedule
    Collocation Dictionary

    1 killing sb deliberately


    brutal, cold-blooded
    the cold-blooded killing of a defenceless woman
    | deliberate | indiscriminate, random | mass, serial
    This was the fourth mass killing in Australia in four years.
    | contract, gangland, political, revenge, sectarian
    a brutal revenge killing
    | mercy
    Should the law allow mercy killing?
    | unlawful
    (law) a verdict of unlawful killing


    be responsible for, carry out | order
    The Mafia ordered the killing.
    | prevent, stop
    It is difficult to prevent such killings.
    | confess to | deny
    The sentenced man had denied the killings.


    happen, occur, take place


    a motive for the killing
    No motive for the killing has yet been established.

    2 making a lot of money quickly


    Investors are set to make a killing from the sell-off.

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