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die off

phrasal verb with die uk   /daɪ/  us   /daɪ/ verb [I] (present participle dying, past tense and past participle died)
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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 stop living, one by one, until there are none left: The veterans of World War II are now old and gradually dying off.
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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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