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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.
這種病幾乎是不治之症。
the fatal shooting of an unarmed 15-year-old
對手無寸鐵的15歲少年的致命槍擊
KillingMurder and attempted murderSerious and severeSevere
very serious and having an important bad effect in the future
災難性的;毀滅性的
He made the fatal mistake/error of believing what they told him.
他聽信了他們的話,犯了災難性的錯誤。
It just shows how you should never say how well things are going for you - it's fatal (= it causes bad things to happen).
這件事恰恰說明你決不能說事情進展很順利——這麼講會帶來大麻煩。
Serious and severeSevere
fatally
 
 
/ˈfeɪ.təl.i/ US  /-t̬əl.i/ adverb
Several people were injured, two fatally (= they died as a result).
多人受傷,其中兩人死亡。
KillingMurder and attempted murderSerious and severeSevere
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