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mortality

noun [U] uk   /mɔːˈtæl.ə.ti/  us   /mɔːrˈtæl.ə.t̬i/ formal
the way that people do not live for ever: Her death made him more aware of his own mortality.
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C2 the number of deaths within a particular society and within a particular period of time: the mortality rate Infant mortality is much higher in the poorest areas of the city.
Translations of “mortality”
in Korean 죽어야 함…
in Arabic فَناء…
in Portuguese mortalidade…
in Catalan mortalitat…
in Japanese 死ぬ運命…
in Italian mortalità…
in Chinese (Traditional) 必死性,生命的有限, 死亡數字,死亡率…
in Russian смертность…
in Turkish can kaybı, ölü sayısı, ölümlülük…
in Chinese (Simplified) 必死性, 死亡数量,死亡率…
in Polish śmiertelność, umieralność…
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