Translation of "life expectancy" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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life expectancynoun [ C usually singular or U ]

uk /ˈlaɪf ɪkˌspek.tə us /ˈlaɪf ɪkˌspek.tə

the length of time that a living thing, especially a human being, is likely to live

Life expectancy in Europe increased greatly in the 20th century. 欧洲人的预期寿命在20世纪大幅增长。

(Translation of “life expectancy” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)