Definition of 'abattoir'
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Police and food standards inspectors raided a British abattoir and meat processing company yesterday on suspicion that they were passing off horsemeat as beef. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Three other workers at the abattoir have been suspended by the FSA. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Proposals to use taxpayers' money to help a halal abattoir to expand and to kill thousands more animals without first stunning them have been condemned by vets. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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