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cremate

verb [T] uk   /krɪˈmeɪt/  us   /ˈkriː.meɪt/
to burn a dead person's body, usually as part of a funeral ceremony
cremation
noun [C or U] uk   us   /krɪˈmeɪ.ʃən/
My dad's cremation was a sad affair.
Translations of “cremate”
in Arabic يَحرِق الجُثّة…
in Korean 화장하다…
in Malaysian dikebumikan…
in French incinérer…
in Turkish ölü yakmak…
in Italian cremare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 火葬, 火化,焚燒(屍體)…
in Russian кремировать…
in Polish kremować…
in Vietnamese hỏa thiêu…
in Spanish incinerar…
in Portuguese cremar…
in Thai เผาศพ…
in German einäschern…
in Catalan incinerar…
in Japanese (死体を)火葬する…
in Indonesian membakar, mengabukan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 火葬, 火化,焚烧(尸体)…
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