Definition of 'stabbing'
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Growing worry over shootings and stabbings has rightly led to demands for action. The Sun (2008)Yet fatal stabbings are now so common that schools are using metal detectors and putting police in the classroom. The Sun (2007)London has grown wearily used to stabbings and shootings in which the innocent are all too often caught up. The Sun (2011)The court was told of dozens of shootings and stabbings involving rival gang members in the two years before the killing. Times, Sunday Times (2008)That followed two fatal stabbings on Tyneside in three weeks. The Sun (2007)We've had enough of all these stabbings and shootings and just want to do something better. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Of course, those who commit stabbings and shootings must be caught and punished. Times, Sunday Times (2008)A record number of fatal stabbings. The Sun (2009)DEATHS from stabbings reach six a week and again the Government promise to get tough. The Sun (2009) Fatal stabbings are constant, at around 70 a year. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But fatal stabbings rose by 10 per cent and attempted murder using a knife by 8 per cent. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Crime figures released last week showed that fatal stabbings reached a record high in England and Wales last year. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Advances in healthcare mean that more people survive road traffic accidents, heart attacks and stabbings, and life expectancy is going up. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A further 55 fatal stabbings were recorded in Scotland. The Sun (2009)But the figures do NOT include more than 250 fatal stabbings or thousands of more minor knife offences. The Sun (2009)
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Used Occasionally. stabbing is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'stabbing'
British English: stabbing NOUN
A stabbing is an incident in which someone stabs someone else with a knife.
...the victim of a stabbing.
British English: stabbing ADJECTIVE
A stabbing pain is a sudden sharp pain.
He was struck by a stabbing pain in his midriff.
Definition of stabbing from the Collins English Dictionary
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