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euthanasia

noun [U] uk   /ˌjuː.θəˈneɪ.ʒə/ us  
the act of killing someone who is very ill or very old so that they do not suffer any more: Although some people campaign for the right to euthanasia, it is still illegal in most countries.
Translations of “euthanasia”
in Korean 안락사…
in Arabic القَتل الرَحيم…
in French euthanasie…
in Turkish tatlı/rahat ölüm, ötenazi…
in Italian eutanasia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 安樂死…
in Russian эвтаназия…
in Polish eutanazja…
in Spanish eutanasia…
in Portuguese eutanásia…
in German die Euthanasie…
in Catalan eutanàsia…
in Japanese 安楽死…
in Chinese (Simplified) 安乐死…
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