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British English: evil /ˈiːvl/ ADJECTIVE
If an act or a person is evil, they are morally very bad.
Who's the most evil person in all of history?
- American English: evil
- Arabic: شَرِير
- Brazilian Portuguese: mau
- Chinese: 邪恶的
- Croatian: zao
- Czech: zlý
- Danish: ond
- Dutch: boosaardig
- European Spanish: malvado
- Finnish: paha
- French: malveillant
- German: böse
- Greek: μοχθηρός
- Italian: malvagio
- Japanese: 悪い
- Korean: 사악한
- Norwegian: ond
- Polish: zły nikczemność
- European Portuguese: mau
- Romanian: rău
- Russian: злой
- Latin American Spanish: malvado
- Swedish: ond
- Thai: ชั่วร้าย
- Turkish: kötücül
- Ukrainian: злий
- Vietnamese: ác
British English: evil NOUN
Evil is a powerful force that some people believe to exist, and which causes wicked and bad things to happen.
There's always a conflict between good and evil in his plays.
Definition of evil from the Collins English Dictionary
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