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death toll

noun [C usually singular] uk   us  
the number of people who die because of an event such as a war or an accident: The day after the explosion the death toll had risen to 90.
Translations of “death toll”
in Chinese (Traditional) 死亡人數…
in Russian число погибших…
in Turkish savaş veya kaza sonucu ölen kişi sayısı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 死亡人数…
in Polish liczba ofiar (śmiertelnych)…
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