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Definition of blood money noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    blood money

     noun
    noun
    BrE
     
    ; NAmE
     
    [uncountable] (disapproving)
     
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  1. 1money paid to a person who is hired to murder somebody
  2. 2money paid to the family of a murdered person
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: blood money