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slaughter

  
a       n   [+of animals]   matanza    f  , sacrificio    m     
[+of persons]  
matanza    f  , carnicería    f     
the slaughter on the roads      el gran número de muertes en las carreteras  
the Slaughter of the Innocents      la Degollación de los Inocentes  
like a lamb to the slaughter      como borrego al matadero  
there was great slaughter      hubo gran mortandad  
b       vt  
1    (=kill)  
  [+animals]  
matar, sacrificar  
  [+person, people]  
matar brutalmente
2      (Sport etc, *)   (=beat)   dar una paliza a *  
Translation English - Spanish Collins Dictionary  
wholesale slaughter n.
la matanza sistemática

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Collaborative Dictionary     English-Spanish
exp.
la Degollación de los Inocentes
exp.
el gran número de muertes en las carreteras
n.
la cabra de carne
exp.
hubo gran mortandad
exp.
como borrego al matadero
exp.
ir como borrego al matadero
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'slaughter' also found in translations in Spanish-English dictionary
nf.
slaughter
vt.
slaughter
exp.
it was a slaughter of the innocent
exp.
they left a trail of slaughter behind them
exp.
they go like lambs to the slaughter
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"slaughter": examples and translations in context
Whole-herd slaughter has no scientific justification. El sacrificio de mandas enteras no tiene justificación científica.
Another period of slaughter usually takes place after the breeding season. Después de la estación de cría tiene normalmente lugar otro período de sacrificio.
A cross-channel attack would be a futile slaughter. Un ataque a través del canal sería una matanza inútil.
You follow your government unquestioning toward your own slaughter. Siguieron a su gobierno sin preguntas guiándolo hacia su propia matanza.
Miners in Marikana before the August 16 slaughter. Mineros en Marikana antes del masacre del 16 de agosto.
He lead your parents to slaughter. El dirijio a tus padres a la masacre.
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