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Definition of gladiatorial adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

gladiatorial

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˌɡlædiəˈtɔːriəl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌɡlædiəˈtɔːriəl//
 
 
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(in ancient Rome) connected with gladiators (= men trained to fight other men or animals in order to entertain the public) gladiatorial combat