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condolencenoun [C usually plural, U]

uk   /kənˈdəʊ.ləns/  us   /-ˈdoʊ-/
sympathy and sadness for the family or close friends of a person who has recently died, or an expression of this, especially in written form: a letter of condolence Dignitaries from all over the world came to offer their condolences.
Translations of “condolence”
in Arabic تَعزِية…
in Korean 조의…
in Malaysian takziah…
in French condoléances…
in Turkish taziye, baş sağlığı dileği…
in Italian condoglianza…
in Chinese (Traditional) 弔唁(詞), 哀悼(詞)…
in Russian соболезнование…
in Polish kondolencje…
in Vietnamese lời chia buồn…
in Spanish condolencia…
in Portuguese condolência…
in Thai การแสดงความเสียใจต่อผู้อื่น…
in German das Beileid…
in Catalan condol…
in Japanese お悔やみ…
in Indonesian duka cita…
in Chinese (Simplified) 吊唁(词), 哀悼(词)…
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