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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishkillingkill‧ing /ˈkɪlɪŋ/ ●●○ noun [countable]  1 KILLthe act of killing someone deliberately syn murder a series of gangland killings They murdered fifteen boys in a killing spree (=an occasion when someone murders many people in a short period of time) across southern California.2 make a killing
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killingPerry said Taylor approached him and asked him to carry out a contract killing on Johnson.a gang-related killingThe defendant claimed that he was only avenging the killing of his brother.A terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the killing.
From Longman Business Dictionarykillingkil‧ling /ˈkɪlɪŋ/ noun COMMERCE make a killing informal to make a lot of money in a very short timeHe made a killing on the stock market.
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