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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
massacre /'mæsəkə/
  • danh từ
    • sự giết chóc, sự tàn sát
    • cuộc tàn sát
    • ngoại động từ
      • giết chóc, tàn sát
    Concise Dictionary
    massacres|massacred|massacring'mæ'skærə /'mæ'skɑːrə
    +the savage and excessive killing of many people
    +kill a large number of people indiscriminately
    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 slaughter, slaughtering, carnage, annihilation, annihilating, blood bath, killing, execution, extermination, exterminating, butchery, butchering, (mass) murder, murdering, slaying, liquidation, pogrom, genocide:
    The massacre of millions of innocent people followed the coup.
    2 slaughter, annihilate, kill, execute, exterminate, butcher, murder, slay, liquidate, destroy, eliminate, obliterate, eradicate, put to the sword, decimate, Colloq mow down, Slang bump off:
    It was their policy to massacre all the men and take captive all the women and children.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    noun, verb
    + noun [C, U]
    1 the killing of a large number of people especially in a cruel way: the bloody massacre of innocent civilians + Nobody survived the massacre.
    2 (informal) a very big defeat in a game or competition: The game was a 100 massacre for our team.
    + verb [VN]
    1 to kill a large number of people, especially in a cruel way: Hundreds of innocent women and children were massacred.
    2 (informal) to defeat sb very badly in a game or competition: Our team was massacred in the final.
    Collocation Dictionary


    appalling, bloody, cold-blooded, horrible, terrible
    an appalling massacre of women and children


    be responsible for, carry out, perpetrate, take part in
    The massacre was carried out by enemy troops. As many as fifty men took part in the massacre.
    | be killed in | escape, survive


    take place


    ~ by
    a massacre by rebel soldiers


    the victims of a massacre

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