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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
    noun
    +the savage and excessive killing of many people
    verb
    +kill a large number of people indiscriminately
    Thesaurus Dictionary
    n.
    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.
    v.
    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
    noun

    ADJ.

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

    VERB + MASSACRE

    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

    MASSACRE + VERB

    take place

    PREP.

    ~ by
    a massacre by rebel soldiers

    PHRASES

    the victims of a massacre



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