Meaning of “bereaved” in the English Dictionary

"bereaved" in American English

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bereavedadjective [ not gradable ]

us /bɪˈrivd/

having had a close family member or friend die

bereavedplural noun

us /bɪˈrivd/

the people who are sad because someone close to them has died

(Definition of “bereaved” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)