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English definition of “death”

death

noun
 
 
/deθ/
B1 [C, U] the end of life: Do you believe in life after death? We need to reduce the number of deaths from heart attacks. a death threatDeath and dying
to death until you die: He was beaten to death by a gang of youths.Death and dyingIntensifying expressions
put sb to death to kill someone as a punishment: [often passive] She was put to death for her beliefs.Death and dying
frightened/bored, etc to death informal B2 extremely frightened/bored, etc: She's scared to death of dogs.Very and extremeComplete and wholeIntensifying expressions
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