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Definition of gladiator noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

gladiator

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NAmE//ˈɡlædiˌeɪt̮ər//
 
 
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(in ancient Rome) a man trained to fight other men or animals in order to entertain the public
gladiatorial
 
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NAmE//ˌɡlædiəˈtɔriəl//
 
adjective gladiatorial combat
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: gladiator