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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “fatal”

fatal

adjective
 
 
/ˈfeɪ.təl/ US  /-t̬əl/
A fatal illness or accident, etc. causes death
致命的
This illness is fatal in almost all cases.
这种病几乎是不治之症。
the fatal shooting of an unarmed 15-year-old
对手无寸铁的15岁少年的致命枪击
KillingMurder and attempted murderSerious and severeSevere
very serious and having an important bad effect in the future
灾难性的;毁灭性的
He made the fatal mistake/error of believing what they told him.
他听信了他们的话,犯了致命的错误。
It just shows how you should never say how well things are going for you - it's fatal (= it causes bad things to happen).
这件事恰恰说明你决不能说事情进展很顺利——这么讲会带来大麻烦。
Serious and severeSevere
fatally
 
 
/ˈfeɪ.təl.i/ US  /-t̬əl.i/ adverb
Several people were injured, two fatally (= they died as a result).
多人受伤,其中两人死亡。
KillingMurder and attempted murderSerious and severeSevere
(Definition of fatal from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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