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suicide

noun
 
 
/ˈsuːɪsaɪd/
DEATH [C, U] B2 the act of intentionally killing yourself: He committed suicide after a long period of depression.Murder and attempted murderKillingKillingMurder and attempted murder
MISTAKE [U] something you do that will have an extremely bad result for you: political suicide Faults and mistakes
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