death knell Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"death knell" in British English

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death knellnoun [S]

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a ​warning of the end of something: The ​opening of the ​superstore will sound/​toll thedeathknell for (= ​cause the ​failure of) hundreds of ​smallindependentshops.
(Definition of death knell from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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death knellnoun [C]

 /ˈdeθ ˌnel/
a ​warning of the end of something: Defeat of this ​billsounds a death knell for ​consumerprotection.
(Definition of death knell from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “death knell”
in Chinese (Simplified) 终结的预兆,完结的信号…
in Chinese (Traditional) 終結的預兆,完結的信號…
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