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English definition of “dying”

dying

adjective uk   /ˈdaɪ.ɪŋ/ us  
very ill and likely to die soon: She nursed her dying husband for months.Death and dying describes a tradition or industry that is becoming much less common or importantStarting, succeeding and failing in business happening at the time someone dies, or connected with that time: Beethoven's dying words are said to have been "I shall hear in heaven."Death and dying

dying

noun [plural] uk   /ˈdaɪ.ɪŋ/ us  
the dying people who are about to die: These nurses specialize in the care of the dying.Death and dyingPeople who receive medical treatment
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