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life expectancy

noun [C or U]
 
 
( also expectation of life) the length of time that a person is likely to live: Life expectancy is the major factor influencing senior life insurance premiums.
the length of time that something such as an electrical product is likely to last: As technology becomes more sophisticated, the life expectancy of household gadgets seems to diminish.
Translations of “life expectancy”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指人的)預期壽命…
in Russian вероятная продолжительность жизни…
in Turkish ömür, yaşam süresi…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指人的)预期寿命…
in Polish średnia długość życia…
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