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slaughter

US [ˈslɔtər]
UK [ˈslɔːtə(r)]
  • v.屠宰;宰杀;杀戮;屠杀
  • n.屠宰;宰杀;杀戮
  • Web残杀;大屠杀;屠戮
Simple Present:slaughters  Present Participle:slaughtering  Past Tense:slaughtered  
slaughter
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n.
1.
屠宰;宰杀the killing of animals for their meat
cows taken for slaughter
待宰奶牛
2.
(尤指战争中的)屠杀,杀戮the cruel killing of large numbers of people at one time, especially in a war
the wholesale slaughter of innocent people
对无辜民众的大规模杀戮
v.
1.
~ sth
屠宰;宰杀to kill an animal, usually for its meat
2.
~ sb/sth
屠杀;杀戮to kill a large number of people or animals violently
Men, women and children were slaughtered and villages destroyed.
村庄被毁,男人、女人和儿童惨遭杀戮。
3.
(informal)
~ sb/sth
(在体育比赛等竞赛中)大比分击败,使惨败to defeat sb/sth by a large number of points in a sports game, competition, etc.
We were slaughtered 10–1 by the home team.
我们以 1:10 惨败给主队。

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