Definition of persecutor noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈpɜːsɪkjuːtə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɜːrsɪkjuːtər//
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a person who treats another person or group of people in a cruel and unfair way The missionaries suffered death at the hands of their persecutors.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: persecutor