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adjective     /ɪˈmɔː.təl/ US  /-ˈmɔːr.t̬əl/
C2 living or lasting for ever: immortal God The priest said he was endangering his immortal soul.Life and livingSinContinue and last C2 very special and famous and therefore likely to be remembered for a long time: In the immortal words of Samuel Goldwyn, "Include me out".Fame and famous immortality     /ˌɪm.ɔːˈtæl.ə.ti/ US  /-ɔːrˈtæl.ə.t̬i/ noun [U] figurative The Wright brothers achieved immortality with the first powered flight in 1903.Life and livingSinContinue and last
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