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English definition of “dead”
/ded/ adj [not gradable] (NOT LIVING)
› 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.