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dyingadjective

uk   us   /ˈdaɪ.ɪŋ/
very ​ill and ​likely to ​diesoon: She ​nursed her dying ​husband for ​months. A dying ​tradition or ​industry is ​becoming much less ​common or ​important. happening at the ​time someone ​dies, or ​connected with that ​time: Beethoven's dying words are said to have been "I shall ​hear in ​heaven."

dyingnoun [plural]

uk   us   /ˈdaɪ.ɪŋ/
(Definition of dying from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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dying

 us   /ˈdɑɪ·ɪŋ/
present participle ofdie
(Definition of dying from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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