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die off

phrasal verb with die uk   us   /daɪ/ verb [I] (present participle dying, past tense and past participle died)
If a ​group of ​plants, ​animals, or ​peopledies off, all of that ​groupdies over a ​period of ​time.
(Definition of die off from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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die off

phrasal verb with die  us   /dɑɪ/ verb [I] (present participle dying, past tense and past participle died)
(of the ​members of a ​group) to ​stopliving, one by one, until there are none ​left: The ​veterans of ​World War II are now ​old and ​gradually dying off.
(Definition of die off from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “die off”
in Chinese (Simplified) 相继死去, 全部死掉…
in Turkish nesli tükenmek, birer birer yok olmak…
in Russian вымирать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 相繼死去, 全部死掉…
in Polish wymierać…
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