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adjective [not gradable]    /ɪˈmɔr·t̬əl/
living or lasting forever, or so famous as to be remembered for a very long time: Teenagers think they are immortal. Churchill made his immortal speech about the Iron Curtain in Missouri. immortality    /ˌɪm·ɔrˈtæl·ɪ·t̬i/ noun [U] A place in history is the only kind of immortality open to us.
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