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Meaning of “death” - Learner’s Dictionary

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
Translations of “death”
in Arabic مَوْت, وَفاة…
in Korean 죽음…
in Malaysian kematian, penyebab kematian, mati…
in French mort, décès…
in Turkish ölüm, ebdiyete intikal…
in Italian morte…
in Chinese (Traditional) 死,死亡…
in Russian смерть…
in Polish śmierć…
in Vietnamese cái chết, bị giết chết, tình trạng chết…
in Spanish muerte…
in Portuguese morte…
in Thai การตาย, สาเหตุการตาย, ความตาย…
in German der Tod…
in Catalan mort…
in Japanese 死…
in Indonesian kematian, penyebab kematian, mati…
in Chinese (Simplified) 死,死亡…
(Definition of death from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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