Definition of black-on-black in English:


Syllabification: black-on-black
Pronunciation: /ˌblakˌänˈblak/


Designating harmful actions in which both the perpetrator and the victim are black: black-on-black violence
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  • He said he has grown increasingly pessimistic about halting black-on-black violence.
  • But, he says, they weren't shy about addressing problems within their own community, especially drugs and black-on-black violence.
  • The Home Secretary said he was appalled by some lyrics and said that the record industry must ensure that it is not glamorising murder and black-on-black violence.

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