Translation of "fatal" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈfeɪ.təl/ us /ˈfeɪ.t̬əl/

B2 A fatal illness, accident, etc. causes death.

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

B2 very serious and having an important bad effect in the future

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。

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(Translation of “fatal” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)