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  1. massacre

    • IPA[ˈmasəkə]

    英式

    • n.
      an indiscriminate and brutal slaughter of many people;a heavy defeat of a sporting team or contestant
    • v.
      deliberately and brutally kill (many people);inflict a heavy defeat on (a sporting opponent)
    • noun: massacre, plural noun: massacres

    • verb: massacre, 3rd person present: massacres, gerund or present participle: massacring, past tense: massacred, past participle: massacred

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    • n.
      名詞
    • 1. an indiscriminate and brutal slaughter of many people:

      reports of massacres by government troops

    • 2. a heavy defeat of a sporting team or contestant:

      the 25,000 ecstatic fans that packed into Coruna's shabby Riazor Stadium witnessed a massacre

    • v.
      動詞
    • 1. deliberately and brutally kill (many people):

      thousands were brutally massacred by soldiers

    • 2. inflict a heavy defeat on (a sporting opponent):

      we haven't been massacred in any game over the last six years

    • 3. perform (a piece of music, a play, etc.) very ineptly:

      the choir was massacring ‘In the Bleak Midwinter’

    • ph. the killing of sixty-nine anti-apartheid demonstrators by security forces at Sharpeville, a black township south of Johannesburg, on March 21, 1960. Following the massacre, the South African government banned the African National Congress and the Pan-Africanist Congress.

    • thousands were brutally massacred by soldiers

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    • ph. the killing of sixty-nine anti-apartheid demonstrators by security forces at Sharpeville, a black township south of Johannesburg, on 21 March 1960. Following the massacre, the South African government banned the African National Congress and the Pan-Africanist Congress.

    • thousands were brutally massacred by soldiers

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    • ph. an attack by Manchester yeomanry on 16 August 1819 against a large but peaceable crowd. Sent to arrest the speaker at a rally of supporters of political reform in St Peter's Field, Manchester, the local yeomanry charged the crowd, killing 11 civilians and injuring more than 500.

    • thousands were brutally massacred by soldiers

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    • ph. a massacre in 1692 of members of the Jacobite MacDonald clan by Campbell soldiers, which took place near Glencoe in the Scottish Highlands.

    • thousands were brutally massacred by soldiers

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    • ph. the massacre of Huguenots throughout France ordered by Charles IX at the instigation of his mother, Catherine de' Medici, and begun without warning on 24 August (the feast of St Bartholomew) 1572.

    • thousands were brutally massacred by soldiers

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    • ph. the shooting on February 14, 1929, of seven members of the rival “Bugsy” Moran's gang by some of Al Capone's men disguised as policemen.

    • thousands were brutally massacred by soldiers

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    • ph. see Massacre of St Bartholomew

    • thousands were brutally massacred by soldiers

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    • ph. the shooting on 14th February 1929 of seven members of the rival ‘Bugsy’ Moran's gang by some of Al Capone's men disguised as policemen.

    • thousands were brutally massacred by soldiers

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    • IPA[ˈmasəkər]

    美式

    • n.
      an indiscriminate and brutal slaughter of people:
    • the attack was described as a cold-blooded massacre

      she says he is an accomplice to massacre

    • v.
      deliberately and violently kill (a large number of people):
    • thousands were brutally massacred by soldiers

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