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English definition of “mortal”


noun [C]     /ˈmɔː.təl/ US  /ˈmɔːr.t̬əl/ mainly humorous
an ordinary person , rather than a god or a special , important , or powerful person : The police officers guarding the door let in the celebrities , but they prevented us lesser / mere mortals from going inside.Ordinary people
(Definition of mortal noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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