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  • noun Plural form of atrocity.

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Examples

  • But in a hotel lobby, Modeer, the engineer, said he was willing to speak out against what he described as atrocities by Gaddafi's crumbling government.

    In Libya, increasingly divergent views of Gaddafi

  • But in a hotel lobby, Modeer, the engineer, said he was willing to speak out against what he described as atrocities by Gaddafi's crumbling government.

    In Libya, increasingly divergent views of Gaddafi

  • SIDNER (voice-over): That case aside, this government report says the region is prone to what it calls atrocities against women, including buying and selling them.

    CNN Transcript Jan 3, 2010

  • SIDNER (voice-over): That case aside, this government report says the region is prone to what it calls atrocities against women, including buying and selling them.

    CNN Transcript Oct 25, 2009

  • SIDNER (voice-over): That case aside, this government report says the region is prone to what it called atrocities against women, including buying and selling them.

    CNN Transcript Oct 23, 2009

  • Meshoe said that by supporting Iraqi interests while remaining silent about what he called the atrocities perpetrated by

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Taliban have rejected that, he said, because of U.N. indifference toward what he called the atrocities in Afghanistan.

    CNN Transcript Oct 31, 2001

  • Turkey condemns what it calls atrocities in Syria and says the world cannot watch another Sarajevo, the Bosnian city that endured years of siege warfare and international dithering in the 1990s.

    The Seattle Times

  • Some say they were driven to leave because of what they described as the atrocities committed by government forces.

    NYT > Home Page

  • The rebel leader, Doku Umarov, has asserted responsibility and said it was in retaliation for what he called atrocities committed by the government's forces.

    Arkansas Online stories

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