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suicidaladjective

uk   us   /ˌsuː.ɪˈsaɪ.dəl/
(Definition of suicidal from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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suicidaladjective

 us   /ˌsu·əˈsɑɪ·dəl/
having the ​tendency to ​want to ​kill yourself Suicidal also ​meanslikely to ​causeyour own ​defeat: The ​unionleaderargued that a ​strike now would be suicidal.
(Definition of suicidal from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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