fatal - Definition in the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Chinese (Simplified) translation of “fatal”

See all translations

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)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “fatal” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

cup tie

a game between two teams trying to win a cup (= prize), especially in football

Word of the Day

What’s All The Commotion About? (Words to describe sounds)

by Kate Woodford,
May 20, 2015
​​​ In this post we look at a range of words and phrases that we use to describe noise and the absence of noise. Starting with complete quiet, we sometimes use the noun hush to describe silence: A hush fell over the room as the bride walked in./There was a deathly hush (=complete

Read More 

plyscraper noun

May 18, 2015
a skyscraper made mainly from wood The development of engineered timber could herald a new era of eco-friendly ‘plyscrapers’. Christchurch welcomed its first multistorey timber structure this year, there are plans for Vancouver, and the talk is China could follow

Read More