death toll Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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death tollnoun [C usually singular]

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the ​number of ​people who ​die because of an ​event such as a ​war or an ​accident: The ​day after the ​explosion the ​deathtoll had ​risen to 90.
(Definition of death toll from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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death tollnoun [C]

 /ˈdeθ ˌtoʊl/
the ​number of ​people who ​died as a ​result of an ​event: The ​day after the ​earthquake the death toll had ​risen to 90.
(Definition of death toll from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “death toll”
in Chinese (Simplified) 死亡人数…
in Turkish savaş veya kaza sonucu ölen kişi sayısı…
in Russian число погибших…
in Chinese (Traditional) 死亡人數…
in Polish liczba ofiar (śmiertelnych)…
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