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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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