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slaughter / matanza
slaughter   [ˈslɔ:tər]
A. -noun
a. [of animals]   matanza (f),   sacrificio (m)
b. [of persons]   matanza (f),   carnicería (f)
·the slaughter on the roads
·el gran nounúmero de muertes en las carreteras
·the Slaughter of the Innocents
·la Degollaciónoun de los Inocentes
·like a lamb to the slaughter
·como borrego al matadero
·there was great slaughter
·hubo gran mortandad
B. -transitive verb
1. (=kill)
[+animals]   matar,   sacrificar
[+person, people]   matar brutalmente
2. (Sport etcetera)   *
(=beat)   dar una paliza a *
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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