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lethal

adjective uk   /ˈliː.θəl/ us  
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   /-i/ us  
Translations of “lethal”
in Korean 치명적인…
in Arabic قاتِل…
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 Spanish mortal, letal…
in Portuguese letal, fatal…
in German tödlich…
in Catalan letal…
in Japanese 死を招く…
in Chinese (Simplified) 致命的, 极其危险的…
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