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lethal

adjective
 
 
/ˈliːθəl/
able to cause death: a lethal injection/weaponKillingMurder and attempted murder
Translations of “lethal”
in Arabic قاتِل…
in Korean 치명적인…
in Malaysian boleh membawa maut…
in French mortel…
in Turkish öldürücü…
in Italian letale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 致命的, 極其危險的…
in Russian смертельный…
in Polish śmiertelny, śmiercionośny…
in Vietnamese làm chết người…
in Spanish mortal, letal…
in Portuguese letal, fatal…
in Thai ที่ทำให้ตายได้…
in German tödlich…
in Catalan letal…
in Japanese 死を招く…
in Indonesian mematikan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 致命的, 极其危险的…
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