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noun butchery pronunciation in American English /ˈbʊtʃəri/
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] the cruel and violent killing of a lot of people

    At least 200 people lost their lives in the butchery.

  2. 2
    [uncountable] the work of cutting up animals to be sold as meat
  3. 3
    [countable] Australian a butcher’s shop


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