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dead

adjective [not gradable] (NOT LIVING)   /ded/
no longer living : dead leaves Local residents found the whale dead on the beach . If a piece of machinery or equipment is dead, it is no longer working : a dead battery The phone suddenly went dead. infml If you describe a place as dead, you mean there is not much activity there that interests you: I love my hometown , but as a teenager I always found it dead.
(Definition of dead adjective (NOT LIVING) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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