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fratricide
American English: /ˈfrætrəˌsaɪd/
British English: /ˈfratrɪsʌɪd/

Translation of fratricide in Spanish:

noun

  • 1.1 uncountable and countable (crime)
    Example sentences
    • I can even, to a lesser degree, comprehend stalkers, serial killers, matricide, fratricide, genocide.
    • It's about fratricide, patricide, matricide - the ultimate dysfunctional family.
    • With songs about lost love, broken hearts, fratricide, betrayal, drug addiction and the fear of death, the new record delves deeply into realms of experience that many lesser artists shy away from.
    1.2 countable (person)

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