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murder
British English: /ˈməːdə/
American English: /ˈmərdər/

Translation of murder in German:

noun

  • 1
    (Law)
    Mord, der (of an) + Dat.
    attrib. murder charge murder hunt
    Fahndung nach dem/einem Mörder
    murder investigation
    Ermittlungen Pl. in dem/einem Mordfall
    murder victim
    Mordopfer, das
    be accused of murder
    des Mordes beschuldigt werden
    be arrested on a charge of murder
    unter Mordverdacht verhaftet werden
    murder will out
    [proverb] (something cannot be hidden) die Wahrheit kommt doch an den Tag

transitive verb

  • 1
    (kill unlawfully) ermorden
    murder somebody with a gun/knife
    jemanden erschießen/erstechen
    I could murder him/a hamburger/a beer [figurative]
    [colloquial]
    ich könnte ihn umbringen/einen Hamburger vertragen/ein Bier vertragen [colloquial]
  • 3 [colloquial]
    (defeat) fertig machen [colloquial]

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