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Definición de “perish” en inglés

perish

verb [I] uk   /ˈper.ɪʃ/ us  

perish verb [I] (DIE)

to die, especially in an accident or by being killed, or to be destroyed: Three hundred people perished in the earthquake. He believes that Europe must create closer ties or it will perish.

perish verb [I] (DECAY)

UK If material such as rubber or leather perishes, it decays and starts to break into pieces: Sunlight has caused the rubber to perish.
(Definition of perish from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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