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die

verb [I] uk   /daɪ/ ( present participle dying, past tense and past participle died) us  
A1 to stop living or existing, either suddenly or slowly: Twelve people died in the accident. She died of/from hunger/cancer/a heart attack/her injuries. It is a brave person who will die for their beliefs. I would like to die in my sleep (= while I am sleeping). Many people have a fear of dying. Our love will never die. She will not tell anyone - the secret will die with her.die a natural/violent death to die naturally, violently, etc.: He died a violent death. My grandmother died a natural death (= did not die of illness or because she was killed), as she would have wanted. informal If a machine stops working, or if an object cannot be used or repaired any more, usually because it is very old, people sometimes say it has died: The engine just died on us. humorous He wore his jeans until they died.
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die

noun [C] uk   /daɪ/ us  

die noun [C] (TOOL)

a shaped piece or mould (= hollow container) made of metal or other hard material, used to shape or put a pattern on metal or plastic

die noun [C] (GAME)

US also or old use ( UK dice) a small cube (= object with six equal square sides) with a different number of spots on each side, used in games involving chance
Translations of “die”
in Korean 죽다…
in Arabic يَموت…
in French mourir, disparaître, avoir une envie folle de…
in Turkish ölmek…
in Italian morire…
in Chinese (Traditional) 死去,死亡,過世, 停止運轉,報廢…
in Russian умирать…
in Polish umierać…
in Spanish morir, apagarse, desaparecer…
in Portuguese morrer…
in German sterben, verschwinden, sehnen…
in Catalan morir…
in Japanese 死ぬ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 死去,死亡,过世, 停止运转,报废…
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