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lethal

adjective uk   us   /ˈliː.θəl/
C2 able to cause or causing death; extremely dangerous: Three minutes after the fire started, the house was full of lethal fumes. In the car the police found guns, knives, and other lethal weapons (= weapons that can kill). A 59-year-old man was executed by lethal injection (= by having a poisonous substance put into his body) this morning.informal That combination of tiredness and alcohol is lethal (= has a very bad effect).
lethally
adverb uk   us   /-i/
Translations of “lethal”
in Arabic قاتِل…
in Korean 치명적인…
in Malaysian boleh membawa maut…
in French mortel…
in Turkish öldürücü…
in Italian letale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 致命的, 極其危險的…
in Russian смертельный…
in Polish śmiertelny, śmiercionośny…
in Vietnamese làm chết người…
in Spanish mortal, letal…
in Portuguese letal, fatal…
in Thai ที่ทำให้ตายได้…
in German tödlich…
in Catalan letal…
in Japanese 死を招く…
in Indonesian mematikan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 致命的, 极其危险的…
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