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English definition of “fatal”

fatal

adjective
 
 
/ˈfeɪtəl/
CAUSING DEATH B2 A fatal accident or illness causes death: a fatal car crashKillingMurder and attempted murder
CAUSING PROBLEMS B2 Fatal actions have very bad effects: a fatal error Accidents and disastersDifficult situations and unpleasant experiencesFailures
fatally adverb fatally injured
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