Meaning of “mortality” in the English Dictionary

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"mortality" in British English

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mortalitynoun [ U ]

uk /mɔːˈtæl.ə.ti/ us /mɔːrˈtæl.ə.t̬i/ formal

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

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mortalitynoun [ U ]

us /mɔrˈtæl·ɪ·t̬i/

the condition of being mortal:

A sense of her own mortality overcame her.

Mortality is also the number of deaths within a particular society and within a particular period of time:

infant mortality

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