Meaning of “dying” in the English Dictionary

"dying" in British English

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uk /ˈdaɪ.ɪŋ/ us /ˈdaɪ.ɪŋ/

very ill and likely to die soon:

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 /ˈdaɪ.ɪŋ/ us /ˈdaɪ.ɪŋ/

(Definition of “dying” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"dying" in American English

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us /ˈdɑɪ·ɪŋ/

present participle of die

(Definition of “dying” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)