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English definition of “coroner”

coroner

noun [C]     /ˈkɒr.ə.nər/ US  /ˈkɔːr.ən.ɚ/
an official who examines the reasons for a person's death, especially if it was violent or unexpectedLawyers and legal officialsDeath and dying
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