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Significado de “mortal” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "mortal" - Diccionario Inglés

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mortaladjective

uk   /ˈmɔː.təl/  us   /ˈmɔːr.t̬əl/ literary
(of ​living things, ​especiallypeople) ​unable to ​continueliving for ​ever; having to ​die: For all men are mortal. causingdeath: a mortal ​injury/​illness men ​engaged in mortal combat (= ​fighting until one of them ​dies)figurative New ​computingtechnologydealt a mortal blow to the ​printingcompanies.
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mortal dread/fear/terror extreme anxiety about or ​fear of someone or something: We ​live in mortal ​dread of ​furtherattacks.mortal enemy, danger, threat, etc. a very ​serious and ​dangerousenemy, ​danger, ​threat, etc.

mortalnoun [C]

uk   /ˈmɔː.təl/  us   /ˈmɔːr.t̬əl/ mainly humorous
an ​ordinaryperson, ​rather than a ​god or a ​special, ​important, or ​powerfulperson: The ​policeofficersguarding the ​doorlet in the ​celebrities, but they ​prevented us lesser/​mere mortals from going inside.
(Definition of mortal from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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mortaladjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈmɔr·təl/
(of ​living things, esp. ​people) ​unable to ​continuelivingforever; having to ​die: Humans are mortal and we all ​eventuallydie. As the ​shipbegan to ​sink, they ​realized they were in mortal ​danger (= they might ​die).

mortalnoun [C]

 us   /ˈmɔr·təl/
a ​human, or an ​ordinaryperson: mere mortals
(Definition of mortal from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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