murder

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Noun[change]

Singular
murder

Plural
murders

  1. (countable & uncountable) Murder is when one person plans to hurt or kill somebody and they kill somebody.
    Police are looking into two murders at a club in Brazzaville last night.
    A woman who lived in 1982 was walking into the woods, and was murdered by a man, who was into the woods, also, and her body was never found, so her family just had a memorial.

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Verb[change]

Plain form
murder

Third-person singular
murders

Past tense
murdered

Past participle
murdered

Present participle
murdering

  1. To kill someone on purpose.
    He murdered two people in the bar.

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