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life expectancy

noun [U]  us   /ˈlɑɪf ɪkˌspek·tən·si/
social studies the average length of the life of members of a group of people or animals
Translations of “life expectancy”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指人的)預期壽命…
in Russian вероятная продолжительность жизни…
in Turkish ömür, yaşam süresi…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指人的)预期寿命…
in Polish średnia długość życia…
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