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cremateverb [T]

uk   /krɪˈmeɪt/ us   /ˈkriː.meɪt/
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cremateverb [T]

us   /ˈkri·meɪt, krɪˈmeɪt/
to burn a dead person’s body
cremation
noun [C/U] us   /krɪˈmeɪ·ʃən/
[U] The body was sent for cremation.
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Translations of “cremate”
in Korean 화장하다…
in Arabic يَحرِق الجُثّة…
in Malaysian dikebumikan…
in French incinérer…
in Russian кремировать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 火葬, 火化,焚燒(屍體)…
in Italian cremare…
in Turkish ölü yakmak…
in Polish kremować…
in Spanish incinerar…
in Vietnamese hỏa thiêu…
in Portuguese cremar…
in Thai เผาศพ…
in German einäschern…
in Catalan incinerar…
in Japanese (死体を)火葬する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 火葬, 火化,焚烧(尸体)…
in Indonesian membakar, mengabukan…
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