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evil
British English: /ˈiːv(ə)l/
, /ˈiːvɪl/
American English: /ˈivəl/

Translation of evil in German:

adjective

  • 1
    schlecht (Charakter, Beispiel, Einfluss, System)
    übel
    verwerflich (Praktiken)
    with evil intent
    in od. aus böser Absicht
    the Evil One
    der Böse
    evil doings
    Missetaten Pl.
    evil tongue
    böse Zunge
    Lästerzunge, die [derogatory]
    the evil eye
    der böse Blick
  • 3 (disagreeable)
    übel (Geruch, Geschmack)
    [colloquial] (unattractive)
    mies [colloquial] (Kneipe, Wetter)

noun no pl.

  • 1
    [literary]
    Böse, das
    the root of all evil deliver us from evil
    (Religion)
    erlöse uns von dem Übel (Bible)
    he saw the evil of his ways
    er erkannte, dass er auf dem Pfad der Sünde wandelte [formal]
    speak evil of somebody
    schlecht über jemanden reden
    do evil
    Böses tun

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